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Network autoyast init-script files fail to download via location tag

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1)


The shipping version of SLES 12 worked properly. An autoyast control file for SLES 12 SP1 with the following init-scripts section fails.
<init-scripts config:type="list">
The script is accessible on the web server, but it never downloaded during the autoyast installation process.


You must use a driver update disk (DUD) to allow the IP address to work properly. You can download the DUD at:

You can also use the following workaround as an alternative.
  <init-scripts config:type="list">
#The entire content of the script goes here.
#or use wget/curl and run it '/bin/sh <script name>'


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  • Document ID:7017131
  • Creation Date: 06-Jan-2016
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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