SLES15 /etc/issue file mangement
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
The symlink is created by the systemd "issue-generator" service:
systemctl status issue-generator.service
If changes are made directly to /etc/issue, they will be overwritten on the next system reboot.
"Welcome to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 (x86_64) - Kernel \r (\l)."
comes from: /usr/lib/issue.d/10-SUSE
That file is owned by the "release" RPM: sles-release-15.3-55.4.1
SUSE does not recommend changing that file.
The best way to move forward is to create your own file in:
Based on the "issue.d" man page, man issue.d:
"Files in /etc/issue.d override files with the same name in /usr/lib/issue.d and /run/issue.d."
If you create the file:
it will overwrite the default file "/usr/lib/issue.d/10-SUSE".
In addition, new files in /etc/issue.d/ will be appended to the "10-SUSE" file and both will be seen in /etc/issue and /run/issue.
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- Document ID:000020529
- Creation Date: 05-Jan-2022
- Modified Date:05-Jan-2022
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