OMSA packages - some are unsigned?

Ian Forde ianforde at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 15:22:33 CST 2012


On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Ian Forde <ianforde at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was attempting to update my OMSA channel in Spacewalk (1.6 with
> Postgresql) today from 6.5.0 to 6.5.3.  I noticed a couple of strange
> things.
>
> 1) The packages say 6.5.0.  Going to
> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/OMSA_6.5.3/platform_independent/rh50_64/srvadmin-x86_64/
> for example, I don't see anything actually saying 6.5.3.  So is this
> not 6.5.3?
> 2) I'm using dell-satellite-sync as follows:
>   Out with the old...
>   /usr/bin/dell-satellite-sync -d -S -f -v --rhel5-only --gpg-url
> http://spacewalk-server.whatever.com/pub/
>   In with the new...
>   /usr/bin/dell-satellite-sync --localdir
> /var/www/html/pub/dell-repo/ -v --rhel5-only --force --gpg-url
> http://spacewalk-server.whatever.com/pub/
>
> First thing I noticed was that I had to stop spacewalk and add
> "force_package_upload=1" to /etc/rhn/rhn.conf and restart spacewalk so
> that packages could be uploaded.  No biggie - that's not a Dell
> thing...
>
> Then I realized that since I had already download the Dell packages
> (or at least those that were indicated as 6.5.3), I could run the
> latter dell-satellite-sync command with the "no-rsync" option.
> Thus...
>
> /usr/bin/dell-satellite-sync --localdir /var/www/html/pub/dell-repo/
> -v --rhel5-only --force --no-rsync --gpg-url
> http://spacewalk-server.whatever.com/pub/
>
> But then when it started to upload, I got the following eventually..
>
> Package ./sas_raid/r282636/dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm Not Found on RHN
> Server -- Uploading
> Uploading package ./sas_raid/r282636/dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm
> ERROR: ./sas_raid/r282636/dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm: unsigned rpm
> (use --nosig to force)
>
> 06.01.2012 14:15:53: Info: rhnpush exited with returncode: 1
> 06.01.2012 14:15:53: ! rhnpush process exited with returncode: 1
>
> So I take a look at the package and what do I see...
>  cd /var/www/html/pub/dell-repo/system.ven_0x1028.dev_0x029b/rh50_64/sas_raid/r282636/
>  rpm --checksig *
> dkms-2.0.22.0-1.noarch.rpm: sha1 md5 OK
> megaraid_sas-v00.00.04.31.2-1.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
>
> Looks like dkms isn't signed.  Can the kind folks of Dell please let
> me know if this is intentional or should it be signed?  Also, is this
> really 6.5.3, despite the version numbers and dates on the packages?
>
>  -Ian

Incidentally, it's somewhat of a blocker for getting OMSA into
Spacewalk at the moment...



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