Dell OMSA Debian/Ubuntu repository

Gmaurice gmaurice at
Fri Feb 25 04:15:15 CST 2011

Hi Andrew,

What did you put in the file ?

I tried :
echo 'deb /' > 
and it works fine.
The space between "latest" and "/" is necessary (don't remove it).


Le 25/02/11 11:02, Andrew Robert Nicols a écrit :
> I've just been starting to try the new OMSA packages released by Dell,
> but have a few queries.
> I notice from the instructions at
> that the
> recommendation is to use a dell-specific sources.list file in
> /etc/apt/sources.list.d. It appears that it is not possible to use the
> standard /etc/apt/sources.list file because the repository isn't set
> up properly -- the dists directory is missing for starters. Do you
> think that it would be possible to adjust the repository to support
> both formats? It is much easier to reliably manage configuration for a
> single list of sources contained in the shared sources.list, rather
> than to have sources lists for each repository stored in a separate
> file.
> Also, I haven't been able to find the apt key for this repository -- I
> assume that there is one somewhere..?
> Thanks in advance,
> Andrew Nicols

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