Dell OMSA with PXE and up2date (local repo created)

Chris Skretowski chris.skretowski at
Thu Jul 15 03:40:22 CDT 2010


I know that I can install OMSA through up2date - only problem is that
up2date needs interactive registration (and I don't want that during

Oh well, joys of RHEL.

Many thanks!

Kind Regards
Chris Skretowski MCSE: S+M, MCTS

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[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at] On Behalf Of Nils Breunese
Sent: 14 July 2010 17:45
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Subject: Re: Dell OMSA with PXE and up2date (local repo created)

Chris Skretowski wrote:

> I hope someone could help me. I'm trying to install RHEL 4.8 via PXE
> with kickstart. Everything is working fine apart from Dell OMSA
> up2date...
> Basically I'd like to install OMSA + firmware-tools during %post in
> kickstart but what I'm getting is RHN registration screen (which I'd
> like to skip). And as it is RHEL 4.X I don't have yum so have to use
> up2date.
> Help please! Is there a way to install OMSA using up2date on RHEL 4.8
> without registering system with RHN? I have my own repo with Dell

I don't know about RHN, but according to the wiki you can install OMSA
via up2date:


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