SUSE-RU-2012:0952-1: Recommended update for kiwi

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Sat Aug 4 10:08:35 MDT 2012

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kiwi

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2012:0952-1
Rating:             low
References:         #728885 #755915 #759341 #760331 #760502 #760713 
                    #766720 #771898 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2

   An update that has 8 recommended fixes can now be
   installed. It includes one version update.


   Kiwi was updated to 4.85.66 with the following fixes:

   * fixed compare of object addresses by using refaddr.
   * don't remove wireless drivers and firmware (bnc
   * fixed creation of --bootcd and/or --bootusb initrd
   only images
   * fixed hook call with parameters containing spaces
   (bnc #760331)
   * netboot: use --metadata=0.9 format for raid setup
   (bnc #760713)
   * allow evaluation of $DO_NOT_INSTALL_BOOTLOADER
   variable in netboot suse-preinit to prevent installation of
   the bootloader by a variable (bnc #760502)
   * additionally create md5 sum's for the kernel and the
   optional created splash initrd (fate #313338)
   * allow init=/path/to/program option for kiwi images
   * allow boottimeout of 0sec, also set the same default
   timeout of 10sec for the ext|syslinux setup
   * added support for netboot on s390 via zPXE (fate
   * fixed partedGetPartitionID() function to return
   correct ID (bnc #766720)
   * removed kernel-firmware from netboot descriptions for
   SLE (bnc #766720)
   * preserve haveged, related to (bnc #766720)
   * make sure wpa_supplicant stays inside the initrd (bnc
   * fixed setLogFile path writable check (bnc #728885)
   * strip kernel modules and firmware after the function
   baseUnpackBootIncludes() called in (bnc #766720)
   * netboot: improved testing for networks by using -T
   option (fate #313338)
   * netboot: fixed use of multicast for compressed images.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-slepos-201207-6602

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.66]:


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.66]:


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.66]:



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