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The Yast module "System Update" is missing in SLES10 SP1

This document (3054535) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment


Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Situation

In the past you have used the procedure to upgrade a system to the next ServicePack level by adding the ServicePack as a new source in Yast and upgrade the system via the modul "System Update".
After upgrading to SLES10 SP1 the "System Update" module in YaST is no longer available.

Resolution

The procedure as mentioned above is no longer supported and should not be used since it could cause complications under certain circumstances. The proper way is to either:
- boot the system with the ServicePack and select "System Update" instead of "New Installation".
- install the ServicePack via "PatchCD".
- or use the online update tools to install the ServicePack via patches.

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/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:3054535
  • Creation Date:19-NOV-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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