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Recommended update for YaST2


(Last modified: 06DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for YaST2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2c8495f447027a826b36c7173c8ddb1b)

Applies to

Package: yast2
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10747
Release: 20051206
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

  • More reliable scanning for NFS servers (used by yast2-nfs and yast2-restore) (#55582).
  • Do not save proxy configuration if it has not changed (#55805).
  • Ask for YOU authentication data in YOU check during the Internet test (#57177).
  • Keep logs of the internet connection test (#61285).
  • Flush interface addresses before setting it up again during the installation; caused problems with Open Enterprise Server (#67240).
  • Layer 2 should not be controlled by the IPA takeover checkbox;
  • fixed disabling IPA takeover (#85438, comment 32).
  • Enabled DHCP for S/390s (#87336).
  • Fixed setting QETH options to empty (#90454).
  • Emphasized that the host name is global (#91202).
  • Added https proxy support (#95647).
  • Do not use modules marked with BrokenModules (#97540,#97655).
  • Added widgets for qeth Layer 2 MAC address and LCS LANCMD timeout (#98958).
  • Fixed reading init scripts if some of them contain a special backslash and whitespace combination (#103013).
  • Autoyast: do not ignore networking/dns if networking/interfaces is empty (#117484).
  • Autoyast: support interface matching by vio bus id, allow matching by MAC, bus id and module for second and subsequent interfaces (both #119592).


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 -Fvh yast2.rpm yast2-devel.rpm yast2-network.rpm yast2-core.rpm yast2-core-devel.rpm

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