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How To: Restart Installation Stage 2 (Initial Reboot)

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At times, whether because of problems during installation or for other reasons, one may need to restart the installation stage 2 (initial reboot).


The system startup (boot) scripts check for the existence of /var/lib/YaST2/runme_at_boot. If found, /usr/lib/YaST2/startup/YaST2.Second-Stage is started.

Should the installation stage 2 (initial reboot) need to be restarted, simply touch /var/lib/YaST2/runme_at_boot.


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  • Document ID:3805860
  • Creation Date: 17-Oct-2006
  • Modified Date:22-Jul-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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