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3270285 - Updating 'uuidd' packages causes '/usr/sbin/uuidd: symbol lookup error' on SLES 15


On SLES 15, after updating the 'uuidd' package, the uuidd daemon can no longer start, and OS logs the following errors:

2022-11-15T10:22:51.944196+01:00 hostname systemd[1]: Starting Daemon for generating UUIDs...
2022-11-15T10:22:51.958850+01:00 hostname systemd[1]: Started Daemon for generating UUIDs.
2022-11-15T10:22:52.334454+01:00 hostname uuidd[26796]: /usr/sbin/uuidd: symbol lookup error: /usr/sbin/uuidd: undefined symbol: __uuid_generate_time_cont, version UUIDD_PRIVATE
2022-11-15T10:22:52.335390+01:00 hostname systemd[1]: uuidd.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=127/n/a
2022-11-15T10:22:52.335503+01:00 hostname systemd[1]: uuidd.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

If ABAP app server is running on the host, the SICK transaction will report that "The UUID daemon (uuidd) is not active (code 59999)"



SLES 15 (seen on SP3 and SP4, may happen on others)


uuidd, libuuid1, SLES 15, 59999, SICK, symbol lookup error , KBA , BC-OP-LNX-SUSE , SUSE Linux , Problem

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