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Re: Listing hardware



On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 18:56 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 18:22 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > 
> >>On Friday 10 March 2006 17:28, Craig White wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 17:23 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>On Friday 10 March 2006 17:11, Craig White wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>----
> >>>>>easy answer...rpmforge is for all purposes of Fedora Core 4, dag
> >>>>>
> >>>>>install this package
> >>>>>http://rpmforge.net/user/packages/rpmforge-release/
> >>>>>
> >>>>>rpm -ivh http://rpmforge.net/user/packages/rpmforge-release/
> >>>>>should do it
> >>>>
> >>>>Grabbed it, but slightly confused.  The site says that it contains the
> >>>>gpg-keys, but yum says I need the keys to install it.  I'm still looking
> >>>>for the keys - I'm sure they must be there, but they are certainly not
> >>>>obvious.
> >>>>
> >>>>Anne
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>then yum update - should be interesting
> >>>>>
> >>>>>yum search lshw
> >>>>>
> >>>>>with the right repositories, you shouldn't have to go searching around
> >>>>>the number of places rpms can be found.
> >>>
> >>>----
> >>># locate GPG-KEY-rpmforge
> >>>/usr/share/doc/rpmforge-release-0.2/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-matthias
> >>>/usr/share/doc/rpmforge-release-0.2/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dag
> >>>/usr/share/doc/rpmforge-release-0.2/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dries
> >>>/etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-matthias
> >>>/etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dag
> >>>/etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dries
> >>>
> >>>rpm --import /usr/share/doc/rpmforge-release-0.2/RPM-GPG-KEY*
> >>>
> >>
> >>Circular argument, Craig, and that's what's confusing me.  I presume you got 
> >>them from the package, but -
> >>
> >>Installing:
> >> rpmforge-release        i386       
> >>0.2-2.2.fc4.rf   /home/anne/Downloads/rpmforge-release-0.2-2.2.fc4.rf.i386.rpm   
> >>14 k
> >>
> >>Transaction Summary
> >>=============================================================================
> >>Install      1 Package(s)
> >>Update       0 Package(s)
> >>Remove       0 Package(s)
> >>Total download size: 14 k
> >>Is this ok [y/N]: y
> >>Downloading Packages:
> >>warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 1aa78495
> >>
> >>Public key for rpmforge-release-0.2-2.2.fc4.rf.i386.rpm is not installed
> >>
> >>so I don't have those keys because it didn't install.  Do I have to install 
> >>with something like '--nokeys' ?
> > 
> > ----
> > hmmm...I don't recall ever having this issue but yeah, it would seem
> > that is an issue...is there a --nokeys option to rpm? I don't think so.
> > I think there is a --nosignature option though
> 
> Anne's trying to use yum to install the keys needed for yum, which as 
> she says is a bit of a circular problem.
> 
> It can be fixed by using rpm directly to install the rpmforge-release 
> package.
> 
> $ sudo rpm -Uvh 
> /home/anne/Downloads/rpmforge-release-0.2-2.2.fc4.rf.i386.rpm
----
ahhh - not my fault, I told her to use the rpm command in the first
place  ;-)

now that I look though, I see that she tried to use yum and not rpm to
install it.

Craig


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