Recommended update for linuxrc

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for linuxrc
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0486-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1058039 #1163115
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1

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

Description:

This update for linuxrc fixes the following issues:

  • Move plymouthd start after screen size detection. (bsc#1163115) plymouthd is now started after the screen size detection for avoiding race conditions with linuxrc. This is because the screen size detection might potentially interfere with plymouthd as both linuxrc and plymouthd might try to read from the same serial line.

  • Iterate through the device list in sorted order. (bsc#1058039) When searching for the installation repository, linuxrc iterates through available local or network devices. As the devices were used in the order they appeared in sysfs, it was more or less random.

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-486=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • linuxrc-6.0.12-3.3.1
    • linuxrc-debuginfo-6.0.12-3.3.1
    • linuxrc-debugsource-6.0.12-3.3.1

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