SUSE-RU-2015:1531-1: moderate: Recommended update for yast2-network

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for yast2-network

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:1531-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #874259 #898250 #899363 #905738 #910337 #912169 
                    #912904 #914833 #916013 #916376 #917606 #918356 
                    #934180 #935937 #940192 #940892 #942461 #943297 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that has 18 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for yast2-network fixes the following issues:

   - Error when deleting interfaces using command-line interface.
     (bsc#940192, bsc#935937)
   - Internal error in lan AutoYaST client. (bsc#934180)
   - Keep device configuration provided via linuxrc when AutoYaST's
     keep_install_network is set. (bsc#874259)
   - Boot from iSCSI over IPv6 fails and boot drops into a shell. (bsc#916376)
   - Setting up "bond" device under YaST shows "ethX" instead of "bondX".
   - When renaming virtual device an internal error is raised. (bsc#914833)
   - YaST crashes while adding a new network device with empty static IP and
     name change. (bsc#912904)
   - Apply udev rules provided by AutoYaST profile. (bsc#905738)
   - Populate bond slave candidates list with proper device names.
   - Ignore /etc/install.inf:usessh flag when the file is present in
     installed system and always restart the network service in case of
     updated configuration. (bsc#898250, bsc#899363)
   - Fix internal error when importing AutoYaST profile. (bsc#940892)
   - IPv6 forwarding setup is stored persistently. (bsc#916013)

   The YaST2 core system was updated to match some of the above yast2-network
   changes and also fixes some other bugs:

   - Check cpuinfo_flags correctly while evaluating kernel packages for i586.
   - Fix "Reboot" button at the end of online migration. (bsc#942461)
   - Keep routing state when firewall is enabled/disabled. (bsc#916013)
   - Fix crash when media is requested during package management operations.
   - Better handling of line breaks in system log viewer. (bsc#912169)
   - Treat PowerNV platform as CHRP.

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 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-521=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-521=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-521=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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