[sle-beta] SLES15 Beta 1 x86_64 observations

Josef Reidinger jreidinger at suse.com
Mon Oct 30 08:42:12 MDT 2017

Hi Simon,

On Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:45:51 +0000
"Simon Flood" <S.M.Flood at uis.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Installed from Installer DVD so a very basic install under VirtualBox.
> If I enabled the firewall and/or opened SSH port I received the very 
> unhelpful error "The proposal contains an error that must be resolved 
> before continuing. [OK]" with no clue as to what/where the error is. 
> Fortunately I'd made minimal changes so traced it back to the Firewall 
> or SSH section, undid my changes, and I could then install.

This is caused that installer is not yet adapted to new firewalld which
 will replace SUSEFirewall2. It is known issue.

> When writing NTP configuration during installation I received an error 
> "Cannot adjust 'NTP' service. [OK]". Clicking OK allowed install to 
> proceed but given I just went with defaults for time just choosing to 
> synchronize with NTP server (with default UK server uk.pool.ntp.org) 
> that seems a bit odd.

This is caused that installer is not yet adapted to new chrony which
 will replace ntpd. It is also known issue.

> The major annoyance (for me) is the network device name is enp0s3 as 
> opposed to eth0 and I remember this being discussed during the SLES12 
> beta. Fortunately the "net.ifnames=0" trick works.
> HTH,
> Simon

Thanks for info,

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