Recommended update for btrfsmaintenance

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for btrfsmaintenance
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0644-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1075976 #1088010 #1155924
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

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


This update for btrfsmaintenance fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for function 'fstrim' to avoid failures creating clusters. (bsc#1075976)
  • Adjust btrfs balance usage thresholds to fit the current file system implementation. (bsc#1155924, jsc#SLE-10907, jsc#SLE-10908)
  • Make scrub, balance, and trim mutually exclusive. (bsc#1088010, jsc#SLE-10907, jsc#SLE-10908)

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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-644=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2020-644=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • btrfsmaintenance-0.2-12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • btrfsmaintenance-0.2-12.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (noarch):
    • btrfsmaintenance-0.2-12.1