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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4

D Documentation Updates Edit source

This chapter lists content changes for this document.

This manual was updated on the following dates:

D.1 February 2019 (Documentation Maintenance Update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4) Edit source

Bugfixes

D.2 December 2018 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4) Edit source

Bugfixes

D.3 October 2018 (Documentation Maintenance Update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3) Edit source

General Changes to the Documentation
  • Improved consistency of Docker terminology throughout the documentation. This includes renaming a guide to Docker Open Source Engine Guide.

Bugfixes

D.4 September 2017 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3) Edit source

Chapter 4, Configuration and Installation Options

Updated Section 4.9.2, “Installing Additional/Customized Packages or Products”.

Bugfixes

D.5 April 2017 (Documentation Maintenance Update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2) Edit source

Bugfixes

D.6 November 2016 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2) Edit source

General
  • The e-mail address for documentation feedback has changed to doc-team@suse.com.

  • The documentation for Docker Open Source Engine has been enhanced and renamed to Docker Guide.

Section 6.3.1, “Command Line Options”

Added jing as an alternative to xmllint for control file validation (Section 3.3, “Creating/Editing a Control File Manually”).

Chapter 4, Configuration and Installation Options
Chapter 6, The Auto-Installation Process

Added a description for the linuxrc parameter autoyast2 to Section 6.3.1, “Command Line Options”.

Bugfixes

D.7 December 2015 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1) Edit source

General
  • SMT Guide is now part of the documentation for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

  • Add-ons provided by SUSE have been renamed as modules and extensions. The manuals have been updated to reflect this change.

  • Numerous small fixes and additions to the documentation, based on technical feedback.

  • The registration service has been changed from Novell Customer Center to SUSE Customer Center.

  • In YaST, you will now reach Network Settings via the System group. Network Devices is gone (https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867809).

Bugfixes

D.8 February 2015 (Documentation Maintenance Update) Edit source

Bugfixes

D.9 October 2014 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12) Edit source

General
  • Removed all KDE documentation and references because KDE is no longer shipped.

  • Removed all references to SuSEconfig, which is no longer supported (Fate #100011).

  • Move from System V init to systemd (Fate #310421). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • YaST Runlevel Editor has changed to Services Manager (Fate #312568). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • Removed all references to ISDN support, as ISDN support has been removed (Fate #314594).

  • Removed all references to the YaST DSL module as it is no longer shipped (Fate #316264).

  • Removed all references to the YaST Modem module as it is no longer shipped (Fate #316264).

  • Btrfs has become the default file system for the root partition (Fate #315901). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The dmesg now provides human-readable time stamps in ctime()-like format (Fate #316056). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • syslog and syslog-ng have been replaced by rsyslog (Fate #316175). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • MariaDB is now shipped as the relational database instead of MySQL (Fate #313595). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • SUSE-related products are no longer available from http://download.novell.com but from http://download.suse.com. Adjusted links accordingly.

  • Novell Customer Center has been replaced with SUSE Customer Center. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • /var/run is mounted as tmpfs (Fate #303793). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The following architectures are no longer supported: IA64 and x86. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • The traditional method for setting up the network with ifconfig has been replaced by wicked. Updated affected parts of the documentation.

  • A lot of networking commands are deprecated and have been replaced by newer commands (usually ip). Updated affected parts of the documentation.

    arp: ip neighbor
    ifconfig: ip addr, ip link
    iptunnel: ip tunnel
    iwconfig: iw
    nameif: ip link, ifrename
    netstat: ss, ip route, ip -s link, ip maddr
    route: ip route
  • Numerous small fixes and additions to the documentation, based on technical feedback.

Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 4, Configuration and Installation Options
Bugfixes
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