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Security update for yast2-network


(Last modified: 01FEB2005)

solutions Security update for yast2-network SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5df276364afcdad89ee95f3b34252493)

Applies to

Package: yast2-network
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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9808
Release: 20050201
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using AutoYaST should install the patch



Problem description

The patch fixes four problems:
  • an installation workflow problem with handling of Back button in network. As a result, /etc/hosts could contain multiple entries for the same hostname.
  • module options are not setup correctly in AutoYaST.
  • fixed configuration of Altix xp interfaces using YaST
  • fixed detection of SGI, Silicon Graphics, Tigon3 NICs


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-network.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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