How to create Disknetboot and Minimal images if they are not available or you need to change them

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Environment

NLPOS9 SSP3

Situation

The images Disknetboot and Minimal are normally delivered by NLPOS9 within the following RPMs:

POS_Image-DiskNetboot-Binary2
POS_Image-Minimal-Binary2

Sometimes it is not required to include these images in a PTF or Bugfix.

Resolution

If you need the files for any reason, you can easily create them from scratch with the following commands:

# xscr --prepare --build --image minimal-version --destdir /opt/SLES/POS/image/
# xscr --prepare --build --image disknetboot-version --destdir /opt/SLES/POS/image/

# gzip /opt/SLES/POS/image/initrd-disknetboot-version-date

Additional Information

Please see caption 9.4 Building Images with xscr in the Administration Guide for more information on how to build images.

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:7000611
  • Creation Date: 06-Jun-2008
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service (NLPOS/SLEPOS)

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