[Linux-PowerEdge] Manage Dell Linux repositories with RHN Satellite, Spacewalk & SUSE Manager

Ian Forde ianforde at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 13:03:24 CST 2013


Okay thanks.  I already patched my version and I can post the diff if you'd
like.  Otherwise I can wait for yours and see what I missed. ;)

Thanks again,
  -I
 On Jan 3, 2013 8:29 AM, <Jose_De_La_Rosa at dell.com> wrote:

> Version 1.0.0 supports CentOS but requires a patch to add the
> corresponding CentOS channel name. Since CentOS is not a Dell-supported OS,
> it is not part of dell-satellite-sync, but should work just fine with minor
> tweaks. Let me work on a patch and will post later today or tomorrow.
>
> Jose De la Rosa
> Linux Engineering
> Dell | Enterprise Solutions Group
>
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Ian Forde
> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2013 6:46 PM
> To: Mendoza, Jeff
> Cc: Eric.Parish at suddenlink.com; linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Manage Dell Linux repositories with RHN
> Satellite, Spacewalk & SUSE Manager
>
> Does version 1.0.0 support CentOS?  I still see the old
> http://linux.dell.com/files/misc/dell-satellite-sync.patch in there from
> 2011 for CentOS support, so I'm wondering if this new version will work for
> me...
>
>   -I
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 12:53 PM, <Jeffrey_L_Mendoza at dell.com<mailto:
> Jeffrey_L_Mendoza at dell.com>> wrote:
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Parish, Eric
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 2:10 PM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Manage Dell Linux repositories with RHN
> Satellite, Spacewalk & SUSE Manager
>
> >If you use the Dell Linux yum repositories, this might interest you:
>
> >
> http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/b/techcenter/archive/2012/10/26/manage-dell-linux-repositories-with-rhn-satellite-spacewalk-amp-suse-
> >manager.aspx
>
> This is interesting, but it seems easier to use satellite by yum syncing
> to the platform_independent yum repo.
>
> The only advantage I see to this method is managing the system-specific
> repos.
>
> Is there anything useful in these repos? All of the firmware updates are
> in the platform_independent one.
>
> -EP
> --------------------
>
> Mostly system-specific drivers.
> -Jeff
>
>
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