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Recommended update for yast2-bootloader


(Last modified: 25MAY2005)

solutions Recommended update for yast2-bootloader SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7f5238e0eeec71fa25650491dd373603)

Applies to

Package: yast2-bootloader
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
Patch: patch-10102
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none


Fixes several problems of bootloader installation.



Problem description

This patch fixes following bugs:
  • On CHRP machines, the PReP boot partition wasn't correctly selected if root was on LVM
  • It was not possible to remap devices in GRUB's chainloader section (which may be needed to boot other systems)
  • Bootfloppy module didn't ask for CD if system was installed from CD
  • Created configuration file had incorrect options or was syntactically incorrect
  • It was not possiblet o specify device mapping in AutoYaST profile
  • Fixed installation on S/390 with many CPUs
  • Block proposal if bootloader not configured correctly on PPC


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-bootloader.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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