Packaging Feature Request

Mark Watts m.watts at
Fri Sep 19 09:16:20 CDT 2008

On Friday 19 September 2008 15:12:32 Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 09:51:23AM +0100, Mark Watts wrote:
> > I have a Packaging request for part of OMSA that I think would benefit
> > the community...
> >
> > I've got a couple of Linux servers - non RHEL - which have DRAC cards in
> > them. Sadly, these boxes have been deployed to remote datacenters without
> > IP addresses configured on the DRAC cards. Now the time has come to
> > configure these, I'm finding it tricky to isolate just the components of
> > OMSA that I need in order to run racadm.
> >
> > Is is possible to have a version of the racadm package, such that it
> > contains the minimum needed in order to configure a DRAC card?
> Installing the srvadmin-rac5 metapackage will pull in the proper
> 'minimum' dependencies.

OK, this is what I've been doing so far, but I always thought that the 10+ 
rpms it pulls in was a bit excessive to simply run one command...


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Applied Technologies
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