Recommended update for ndctl

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ndctl
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1099-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1145421 #1145471 #1145573 #1145577 #1145772 #1156308 #1159523 #1160286 #1165509 #1167861
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for ndctl fixes the following issues:

  • ndctl/namespace: Skip zero namespaces when processing all namespaces. (bsc#1167861, bsc#1165509)
  • ndctl/test: Relax dax_pmem_compat requirement. (bsc#1159523)
  • Add -fcommon flag on Tumbleweed. (bsc#1160286)
  • Fix 'ndctl enable-namespace all' fails trying to enable idle namespaces. (bsc#1165509)
  • ndctl/dimm: Fix init-labels success reporting. (bsc#1156308)
  • ndctl/namespace: Handle 'create-namespace' in label-less mode. (bsc#1145471)
  • ndctl: Use the same align value as original namespace on reconfigure. (bsc#1145577)
  • ndctl/lib: Fix duplicate bus detection. (bsc#1145573)
  • ndctl/list: Introduce region capability objects. (bsc#1145772)
  • ndctl, check: Ensure mmap of BTT sections work with 64K page-sizes. (bsc#1145421)

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-SP5-2020-1099=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • libndctl6-64.1-3.3.1
    • libndctl6-debuginfo-64.1-3.3.1
    • ndctl-64.1-3.3.1
    • ndctl-debuginfo-64.1-3.3.1
    • ndctl-debugsource-64.1-3.3.1

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