Updating redhat from nu.novell.com doesn't update /etc/redhat-release

  • 7006272
  • 14-Jun-2010
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7.3 Linux Management - ZLM7.3

Situation

Updating packages from mirrored redhat catalog provided at nu.novell.com does not contain the redhat-release package.  After a complete update, the release file still shows original installed version.

Resolution

The /etc/redhat-release file is updated by the package suseRegisterRES included in the redhat channels on nu.novell.com.

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