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Optional update for Autoyast2


(Last modified: 27JUL2004)

solutions Optional update for Autoyast2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (cb060981ebb9fab95d3ae2d09c8bfa1a)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries

Package: autoyast2
Release: 20040727
Obsoletes: none


Update to fix autoyast2 bugs.



Problem description

This update fixes various bugs in autoyast2 during installation
and when using the autoyast2 interface. The bugs fixed are:
  • Fixed DTD
  • Added script for creating CDs from multiple sources
  • create bootable CDs without packages
  • Set intial installation language in autoyast2 interface
  • Also clone networking
  • clone software selection correctly
  • documentation fixes and updates
  • autoyast parameter in info file setting fixed
  • Fixed creating 4 primary partitions when control file was created using backup module
  • Dont complain about needed space during partitioning, this is done when configuring software
  • Support for LVs over RAID
  • Load XML file over FTP


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 -Fhv autoyast2.rpm autoyast2-installation.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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