Packaging Feature Request

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Fri Sep 19 22:51:49 CDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 03:16:20PM +0100, Mark Watts wrote:
> 
> 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...

I'm reminded that the Deployment Toolkit (DTK on
ftp://ftp.dell.com/sysman/DTK*) may be lighter weight.  I too was
surprised that srvadmin-rac5 pulled in all of OMSA core packages.

-- 
Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux



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