Recommended update for release-notes-sles

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sles
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1253-1
Rating: important
References: #1122173 #1136157 #1140073 #1141172 #1171059
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP1

An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for release-notes-sles documents the following fixes:

  • 15.1.20200504 (tracked in bsc#1171059)
  • New notes: - NFS Clients Use NFSv4.2 by Default If Supported by the Server (FATE#324627) - OpenJDK 11 Has Replaced OpenJDK 10 (FATE#326347) - LibreOffice Has Been Updated to Version 6.2 (FATE#327121) - Support for DRAM-Backed Persistent Volumes (FATE#327775) - Pure Userspace X Drivers Are Now Deprecated (bsc#1122173) - Speed of ibmveth Interface Not Reported Accurately (bsc#1136157) - jq Has Been Updated to Version 1.6 (jsc#SLE-12188) - New GeoIP tools (jsc#SLE-11184)
  • Changed notes: - Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Operating Modes (FATE#327794, jsc#SLE-7143) [Clarified wording and expanded on explanation of function] - NV-DIMM Support (FATE#326969) [Removed irrelevant SLES 12 mention] - Intel* Omni-Path Architecture (OPA) Host Software (FATE#327898) [Clarified wording] - NVMe Multipath Handling (FATE#327156) [Clarified wording] - IBM Z virtualization section (bsc#1141172) [Removed confusing intro sentence] - Support for Socket-Based Services Activation (FATE#319428), Intel Rapid Storage Controller: NVMe Drive Is Not Accessible in UEFI Mode (FATE#327902), Update to QEMU 3.1 (FATE#327089), Xen vNUMA topology (FATE#327890), Xen Auto-Ballooning Disabled by Default (FATE#323901), Support for the VM Generation ID Device (FATE#325848) [Fixed typos and project spellings] - PostgreSQL Has Been Upgraded to Version 10 (FATE#325659) [Simplified URL markup]
  • Document fixes - In multiple spots within the document and in the notes "Boot and Driver Enablement for Raspberry Pi" (FATE#325731), "Chrony Is Now Installed by Default on JeOS and Raspberry Pi Images" (FATE#327756) [Updated to documentation.suse.com URLs] - Added Technology Previews intro (bsc#1140073) - Rename "Miscellaneous" section to "Desktop", name fits better - Use Modules table from the Modules Guide instead of shipping Modules table as part of release notes - Stop advertising SUSE OpenStack Cloud, as it's discontinued

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 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-2020-1253=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-1253=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-INSTALLER-15-SP1-2020-1253=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • release-notes-sles-15.1.20200504-3.8.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • release-notes-sles-15.1.20200504-3.8.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • release-notes-sles-15.1.20200504-3.8.1

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