Recommended update for s390-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0724-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1165304 #1165308 #1165981
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

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


This update for s390-tools fixes the following issues:

  • Extended data collection. (bsc#1165304) The update extends the data collection to collect output for ethtool, tc, bridge and hyptop output. The update extends the data collection to collect nvme and smc device information. With the update the output of lsof will be written to a separate file and the journalctl will be extended to 100000 lines.
  • The zipl boot loader may crash during boot. (bsc#1165308) This fix implement vsnprintf and make use of it.
  • zpcictl --reset only issued a SCLP reset and leaves the PCI function in an error state. (bsc#1165981) With this update an OS level recovery will be initiated by calling /sys/bus/devices/"device"/recover after the SCLP reset.

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-SP5-2020-724=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x):
    • osasnmpd-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • osasnmpd-debuginfo-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-debuginfo-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-debugsource-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-hmcdrvfs-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-hmcdrvfs-debuginfo-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-zdsfs-2.1.0-18.14.1
    • s390-tools-zdsfs-debuginfo-2.1.0-18.14.1