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solutions YOU update for kernel-update-tool SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8649524e2dacae36ec222801b5ab337b)

Applies to

Package: kernel-update-tool
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
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 POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11914
Release: 20071011
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Future kernel updates will support Kernel Module Packages (KMPs). This patch contains the kernel update tool and an update to the package manager, both of which are required so that kernel updates will preserve KMPs.
This update includes a hotfix that handles descriptions with ' in them correctly.

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 -Fvh kernel-update-tool.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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