Well, it seems the install is a bit buggy.
Problem: "Unable to find package novell-zenworks-zmd"

History:

.. New installation of ZLM on SUSE9_32, not used yet )
.. Clean install on SUSE9_32, but not yet patched ...
.. Bad install on SUSE9_64, as follows:

New xeon DL360
SUSE9 - 64, clean install, ( not even patched, leaving that for this ZLM
server )
Created agent ISO for ZLM client install
Ran /media/cdrom/zlm-install -a

.. Following scenarios, fixes:
PROBLEM - missing python, install stopped
ANSWER - YaST, install python
retry
PROBLEM - missing xml.dom.minidom
ANSWER - YaST, install python-xml, pyxml
retry
PROBLEM - missing RCD
ANSWER - YaST, install rcd, rcd-modules
retry
PROBLEM - "Unable to find novell-zenworks-zmd"
SOLUTION - ????
.. I checked the CD, I saw many rpms there, including:

/media/cdrom/data/packages/zlm-7-client/sles-9-x86_64/novell-zenworks-zmd-7.0.0-7_x86_64.rpm
, which I promptly loaded and ...
retry
PROBLEM - "Unable to find novell-zenworks-zmd"
SOLUTION - ????

arggggg...., we need lots of patches for the patching client installation
routing on 64 architectures...

Any ideas?