Recommended update for hwinfo

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for hwinfo
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1311-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1136475 #1167561 #1169682
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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


This update for hwinfo fixes the following issues:

  • Update the hardware detection library from version 21.66 to 21.70 (bsc#1169682)
  • Fix xen detection. (bsc#1167561)
  • Remove the /sbin/udevadm compat symlink that it's not provided anymore
  • Use FAT LTO objects in order to provide proper static library.
  • Fix Direct Access Storage Device (DASD) detection (bsc#1136475)
  • Don't include bcache devices in the regular disk list

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 Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1311=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • hwinfo-21.70-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-debuginfo-21.70-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-debugsource-21.70-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-devel-21.70-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-devel-debuginfo-21.70-3.6.1