Recommended update for powerpc-utils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0401-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1116561 #1158312 #1161925
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has three recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for powerpc-utils fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for error messages returning by evaluation of ${devspec} in 'ofpathname'. (bsc#1116561)
  • Defining data structures to support parsing the new "ibm,drc-info" device tree property and integrate this into the existing search mechanisms of the userspace 'drmgr' driver. (jsc#SLE-11094, jsc#SLE-11193, jsc#SLE-11092, jsc#SLE-11319, jsc#ECO-935, bsc#1158312, bsc#1161925, fate#326955)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-401=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-401=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (ppc64le):
    • powerpc-utils-
    • powerpc-utils-debuginfo-
    • powerpc-utils-debugsource-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (ppc64le):
    • powerpc-utils-
    • powerpc-utils-debuginfo-
    • powerpc-utils-debugsource-