Recommended update for yast2-network

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for yast2-network
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1987-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1133442 #1136929 #1137324
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that has three recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for yast2-network fixes the following issues:

  • Use the hwinfo permanent MAC address instead of the current MAC which could be wrong in case of an enslaved interface (bsc#1136929)
  • Do not create duplicate udev rule attributes when editing an interface name (bsc#1137324)
  • AutoYaST installation fails at second stage with a "waiting for network" dialog (bsc#1133442)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1987=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1987=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • yast2-network-3.4.9-3.19.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • yast2-network-3.4.9-3.19.1