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openSUSE-RU-2012:1602-1: sysconfig: collective update
openSUSE Recommended Update: sysconfig: collective update

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2012:1602-1
Rating: low
References: #716652 #780644 #784952 #785240
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.2

An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


This update fixes the following issues for sysconfig:
- bnc#780644:
* Execute netconfig/ntp-runtime update in background, so
dhcp post processing works faster when ntpdc needs a
* Fixed netconfig/ntp-runtime to not use try-restart as
its start may block for a while, so just add servers
ourself. When ntpd is not running (not yet started),
the init script will pickup our servers later
* Fixed ifup-dhcp to not start dhcp clients too early or
they may be unable to send packets and just increase
resend time. Instead, load af_packet module early and
wait for link ready
- bnc#785240, bnc#780644: Changed rcnetwork to not report
dhcp in background to systemd. You may set
/etc/sysconfig/network/dhcp as the samba/cifs hooks make
systemctl calls to reload/restart nmb and other services
which block (systemd deadlock) ifup scripts for a long
- bnc#716652: Fixed to not report failure while setting
unsupported power management option in ifup-wireless as
the support and features depends on the driver
- bnc#784952: Fixed to check and reject too long interface
names or names with suspect characters, do not wait when
creation of virtual interface name fails

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2012-823

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 12.2 (i586 x86_64):



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