OMSA install fails

John Oliver joliver at john-oliver.net
Thu Mar 19 11:36:58 CDT 2009


Under RHEL5:

[root at testbed ~]# wget -q -O -
http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/OMSA_5.5/bootstrap.cgi | bash
Downloading GPG key:
http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/OMSA_5.5/RPM-GPG-KEY-dell
    Importing key into RPM.
Downloading GPG key:
http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/OMSA_5.5/RPM-GPG-KEY-libsmbios
    Importing key into RPM.
Write repository configuration
Downloading repository RPM
Installing repository rpm:
http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/OMSA_5.5/platform_independent/rh50/prereq/dell-omsa-repository-2-4.noarch.rpm
Installing yum plugins for system id
Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
This system is not registered with RHN.
RHN support will be disabled.
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
dell-omsa-indep           100% |=========================|  951 B
00:00
dell-omsa-specific        100% |=========================|  951 B
00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 5.5 kB
00:00
################################################## 17/17
primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 5.5 kB
00:00
################################################## 17/17
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for firmware-addon-dell to pack into transaction
set.
firmware-addon-dell-2.1.2 100% |=========================| 8.1 kB
00:00
---> Package firmware-addon-dell.i386 0:2.1.2-1.1 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: smbios-utils for package: firmware-addon-dell
--> Processing Dependency: firmware-tools >= 0:2.0.0 for package:
firmware-addon-dell
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for firmware-tools to pack into transaction set.
firmware-tools-2.1.2-4.1. 100% |=========================|  13 kB
00:00
---> Package firmware-tools.noarch 0:2.1.2-4.1 set to be updated
---> Downloading header for smbios-utils to pack into transaction set.
smbios-utils-2.1.0-1.2.i3 100% |=========================| 6.9 kB
00:00
---> Package smbios-utils.i386 0:2.1.0-1.2 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: libsmbios.so.2 for package: smbios-utils
--> Processing Dependency: libsmbios = 2.1.0-1.2 for package:
smbios-utils
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for libsmbios to pack into transaction set.
libsmbios-2.1.0-1.2.i386. 100% |=========================| 3.2 kB
00:00
---> Package libsmbios.i386 0:2.1.0-1.2 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository
Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
 firmware-addon-dell     i386       2.1.2-1.1        dell-omsa-specific
56 k
Installing for dependencies:
 firmware-tools          noarch     2.1.2-4.1        dell-omsa-specific
203 k
 libsmbios               i386       2.1.0-1.2        dell-omsa-specific
1.3 M
 smbios-utils            i386       2.1.0-1.2        dell-omsa-specific
119 k

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      4 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 1.7 M
Downloading Packages:
(1/4): firmware-addon-del 100% |=========================|  56 kB
00:00
(2/4): firmware-tools-2.1 100% |=========================| 203 kB
00:00
(3/4): smbios-utils-2.1.0 100% |=========================| 119 kB
00:00
(4/4): libsmbios-2.1.0-1. 100% |=========================| 1.3 MB
00:04
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing: libsmbios                    #########################
[1/4]
error: unpacking of archive failed on file
/usr/share/doc/libsmbios-2.1.0: cpio: mkdir
  Installing: smbios-utils                 #########################
[2/4]
error: unpacking of archive failed on file
/usr/share/doc/smbios-utils-2.1.0: cpio: mkdir
  Installing: firmware-tools               #########################
[3/4]
error: unpacking of archive failed on file
/usr/share/doc/firmware-tools-2.1.2: cpio: mkdir
  Installing: firmware-addon-dell          #########################
[4/4]
error: unpacking of archive failed on file
/usr/share/doc/firmware-addon-dell-2.1.2: cpio: mkdir

Installed: firmware-addon-dell.i386 0:2.1.2-1.1
Dependency Installed: firmware-tools.noarch 0:2.1.2-4.1 libsmbios.i386
0:2.1.0-1.2 smbios-utils.i386 0:2.1.0-1.2
Complete!
Loading "dellsysidplugin" plugin
Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
usage: yum [options] < grouplist, localinstall, groupinfo, localupdate,
resolvedep, erase, deplist, groupremove, makecache, upgrade, provides,
shell, install, whatprovides, groupinstall, update, groupupdate, info,
search, check-update, list, remove, clean, grouperase >

Command line error: no such option: --disableplugin




Google turns up a couple of people asking about this with no response.
The wiki doesn't mention it at all.  This is a fresh, bare install of
RHEL5.2 so it's tough to see how anybody has ever been able to install
OMSA 5.5 :-)

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* John Oliver                             http://www.john-oliver.net/ *
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