Kernel options input field limitation in SUSE Manager distribution settings

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Environment

SUSE Manager 4.1.x


Situation

For some installation environments it may be required to pass a sophisticated amount of variables to clients using the Kernel Options input field in Systems -> Autoinstallation -> Distribution. When checking the respective PXE boot entries it is observed that the configured options are either truncated or have not been written at all.

Resolution

A Program Temporary Fix (PTF) is available upon request until the fix will be made available as maintenance fix.

Cause

The distribution input field contains a historical limit of 256 chars. 

Status

Reported to Engineering

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000019900
  • Creation Date: 05-Mar-2021
  • Modified Date:05-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Manager Server

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