High Disk Space Usage when Patching with ZLM 7.2

  • 3460433
  • 01-Oct-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management - ZLM7.2
Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES)


When ZLM 7.2 is used to patch an OES 1 server there is a significant rise in the amount of disk space used.


To obtain access to a hot patch with the fix for this problem, follow the instructions in KB 3469853 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management" which can be found at Novell Support

Ensure after installing the rpms to follow the instructions in the readme for zlm72hp5-tid.tar.gz "ZLM 7.2 Upgrade to IR 1 from ZLM 7.2" found at Novell Downloads.

Additional Information

With the implementation of ZLM 7.2 Interim Release 1 it is possible to run the following command:
rug you-clean-cache (yc)
This command is used to clean up the you cache directory i.e./var/lib/YaST2/mnt directory.