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Recommended update for perl-Bootloader

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(Last modified: 20DEC2007)


solutions Recommended update for perl-Bootloader SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (045a46f73c5e08801207f685927ebb46)

Applies to

Package: perl-Bootloader
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4846
Release: 20071220
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This perl-Bootloader update fixes various problems found since the last maintenance update.
  • Fix section names in ZIPL boot menu
  • Append already existent sections to ZIPL boot menu
  • Add clean section type checking in ZIPL boot menu
  • Adapt boot section labels regarding short and long names
  • Fix failsafe parameters to boot in runlevel 3
  • Keep user specified boot sections
  • Determine MD device corresponding to MD member device(s)
  • Fix default value handling in menu.lst
  • Correct mechanism of removing obsolete (xen) boot entries
  • Distinguish between various xen flavours (e.g. xen, xenpae)
  • Don't change path in root parameter (in kernel append line)
  • Fix removal of xenpae entries in boot menu
  • Fix booting from EVMS on OES2
  • Enable forced-default value setting for SLERT

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv perl-Bootloader.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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