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Optional update for yast2-network (AutoYaST)


(Last modified: 24APR2006)

solutions Optional update for yast2-network (AutoYaST) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (affd62beac77d8b223e85ce1492eb15a)

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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10964
Release: 20060424
Obsoletes: none


Install if using Layer 2 on zSeries or if network is not set up properly with



Problem description

  • Autoyast: use linuxrc data for routing, resolver and hostname if not specified in the profile (#153426, improving the #117484 fix).
  • Autoyast: improved the fix to #119592 not to break when specifying two devices with the same module (#146965).
  • When switching from Layer 2 to Layer 3, LLADDR must be emptied (#151196).


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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