libsmbios and smbios-* from EPEL conflicts with dell-community repository

Brandon Ooi brandono at
Mon Jun 28 15:42:31 CDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Robin Bowes <robin-lists at> wrote:
> [top -posting fixed]
> The trouble is when dell-community has a later x86_64 version of
> libsmbios than EPEL but no i386 version.
> Dell should either *not* have libsmbios in dell-community at all, or
> they should have both i386 and x86_64 versions in the x86_64 repo.
> R.

Actually It looks like some of the smbios libs are not available from
the dell-omsa-independent repo anymore. Is this being worked on
perhaps? The python-smbios package is missing now so no installs will
work anymore.

Dependencies Resolved

Package                  Arch        Version               Repository
libsmbios                i386        2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep         1.5 M
libsmbios                x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep         1.5 M
libsmbios-devel          x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep         398 k
smbios-utils             x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep          12 k
smbios-utils-bin         x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep         117 k
smbios-utils-python      x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-indep          56 k
Installing for dependencies:
python-smbios            x86_64      2.2.19-10.1.el5
dell-omsa-specific       69 k

Transaction Summary
Install       7 Package(s)
Upgrade       0 Package(s)

Total size: 3.6 M
Total download size: 69 k
Downloading Packages:
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