SUSE-RU-2016:0795-1: moderate: Recommended update for yast2-network

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Wed Mar 16 15:16:53 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for yast2-network

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:0795-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #903190 #944349 #950902 #951330 #954412 #955217 
                    #956012 #956605 #957377 #960703 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for yast2-network provides the following fixes:

   - Fixed AutoYaST support to use the correct network management system
     (Wicked or NetworkManager) instead of leaving both in a "half-started"
     state. (bsc#960703)
   - Fixed an internal error when aborting the configuration of a wireless
     interface. (bsc#950902)
   - Write udev rules for renamed devices for non-ssh/vnc AutoYaST
     installations. (bsc#956605)
   - Drop entry from /etc/hosts when deleting NIC configuration. (bsc#951330)
   - Fix validation of AutoYaST profiles. (bsc#954412)
   - When exporting AutoYaST profile, it contains DNS and route definitions
     even when these were configured using linuxrc. (bsc#956012, bsc#957377)
   - Do not raise internal error during AutoYaST installation with profile
     containing device renaming rule for not configured interfaces.
   - Do not set links down when running AutoYaST installation over vnc.
   - Renaming network devices during ssh/vnc installation is supported.
   - Recognize NICs with sub_class_id 07 as InfiniBand devices. (bsc#903190)

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-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-465=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-465=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-465=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):



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