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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4

A Documentation Updates Edit source

This chapter lists content changes for this document.

This manual was updated on the following dates:

A.1 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.

Chapter 5, LVM Configuration

Turned the note about unpartitioned PVs into a warning with less restrictive content in Section 5.2, “Creating Volume Groups” (Fate #324990, https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086896).

Chapter 16, NVMe over Fabric
Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices

In Section 17.14.6, “Configuring Default Settings for IBM z Systems Devices”, corrected recommended value for dev_loss_tmo for zfcp multipathing on IBM z Systems (https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1091022).

Bugfixes

A.2 September 2017 (Initial Release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3) Edit source

General
Chapter 1, Overview of File Systems in Linux
Chapter 14, Mass Storage over IP Networks: iSCSI
Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices
Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices

A.3 April 2017 (Documentation Maintenance Update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2) Edit source

Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices

A.4 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.

General Changes to this Guide
Chapter 1, Overview of File Systems in Linux
Chapter 5, LVM Configuration
Chapter 14, Mass Storage over IP Networks: iSCSI
Bugfixes

A.5 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).

Chapter 1, Overview of File Systems in Linux
Chapter 5, LVM Configuration
Chapter 7, Software RAID Configuration
Chapter 13, iSNS for Linux
Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices
Bugfixes

A.6 February 2015 (Documentation Maintenance Update) Edit source

General
  • Completely restructured the manual by introducing parts.

  • Completely revised the complete guide.

  • Shortened the majority of procedures.

  • The cciss driver has been replaced with the hpsa driver. Changed all affected paragraphs accordingly (Fate #316683).

Chapter 1, Overview of File Systems in Linux
Chapter 2, Resizing File Systems
Chapter 5, LVM Configuration
Chapter 7, Software RAID Configuration
Chapter 9, Creating Software RAID 10 Devices
Chapter 13, iSNS for Linux
  • Removed all discovery domain set content, since this is no longer supported by open-isns.

Chapter 14, Mass Storage over IP Networks: iSCSI
  • Replaced iSCSI Target with iSCSI LIO Target.

Chapter 17, Managing Multipath I/O for Devices
Bugfixes

A.7 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.

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