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YOU update for YaST Online Update


(Last modified: 13NOV2007)

solutions YOU update for YaST Online Update SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c81b2124d689b326038dac18721e0fcd)

Applies to

Package: yast2-online-update
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-11966
Release: 20071113
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should install this update.




Future kernel updates will support Kernel Module Packages (KMPs). This patch contains an update to the package manager, which is required so that kernel updates will preserve KMPs.
The update includes a number of fixes to make the kernel-update-tool work with online_update (a non-interactive updater).
Due to a wrong check for a return value, YaST Online Update may fall into an endless loop, calling inst_suseconfig.ycp all over again. This patch fixes the issue.

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-online-update.rpm yast2-packagemanager.rpm yast2-packagemanager-devel.rpm yast2-packager.rpm

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