Recommended update for xen

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for xen
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0704-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1027519 #1162040
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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

Description:

This update for xen fixes the following issues:

  • Booting Fedora31 VM on SLES-15-SP1 Xen Domain 0. (bsc#1162040) This solve a Grub2ConfigFile issue with a wrong handling of next and saved entries.
  • Update to Xen 4.12.2 including upstream fixes (bsc#1027519) This update will also clear stubs.addr and stubs.mfn in order to allocate a new stub page when needed, whether the CPU gets parked or removed. Event channels are the basic primitive provided by Xen for event notifications. This fix will also improve the event channel handling.

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 Server Applications 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2020-704=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-704=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-704=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • xen-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-debugsource-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-devel-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • xen-debugsource-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-doc-html-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64):
    • xen-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-devel-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-libs-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-libs-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-domU-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-domU-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • xen-libs-32bit-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-libs-32bit-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • xen-debugsource-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-libs-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-libs-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-domU-4.12.2_02-3.12.1
    • xen-tools-domU-debuginfo-4.12.2_02-3.12.1

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