[RFC] Dell hardware-specific repositories -- testers and feedback needed
cogel at rrz.uni-koeln.de
Tue Apr 10 10:39:33 CDT 2007
Michael E Brown schrieb:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 02:04:28PM +0200, Berthold Cogel wrote:
>> [root at cipsrv root]# up2date -i dellhw-repository
>> using mirror: http://linux.dell.com//repo/hardware/pe2950/el3.i386
> Did you do manual configuration in the past? That is the only way this
> repo would show up.
Yes. This is what I first added to the file. Sorry!
# this is a fragment for the /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources file.
# copy this file into your rhn sources file to activate.
# cat dellhw-pe2950-el3.rhn-source >> /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
yum dell-hardware-pe2950 null # forces usage of mirror
>> Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: rhel-i386-as-3...
>> Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: dell-hardware-pe2950...
> Odd.. the dell-software repository isnt showing up here. Can you check
> /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources and ensure that the dell-software repos are
> in there?
OK! I've removed my changes and retried the bootstrap part.
[root at cipsrv root]# rpm -q dell-repository
This package should be installed. Now /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources isn't
modified! I get:
[root at cipsrv root]# up2date -i dellhw-repository
Fetching Obsoletes list for channel: rhel-i386-as-3...
Fetching rpm headers...
Name Version Rel
The following packages you requested were not found:
>> [root at cipsrv root]# up2date-nox --show-available
>> --channel=dell-hardware-pe2950 An error has occurred:
>> This system may not be updated until it is associated with a channel.
>> See /var/log/up2date for more information
> This may very well be the source of the error. Have you registered your
> system with RHN?
The system is registered with RHN. But we're updating via a local RHN
proxy. Perhaps this causes the problem...
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