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Re: Listing hardware



On Friday 10 March 2006 19:06, Craig White wrote:
> 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  ;-)
>
You did.

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

rpm ivh rpmforge-release-0.2-2.2.fc4.rf.i386.rpm
RPM version 4.4.1
Copyright (C) 1998-2002 - Red Hat, Inc.
This program may be freely redistributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

Usage: rpm [-aKfgpWHqV] [-aKfgpWHqVcdils] [-aKfgpWHqVcdilsaKfgpWHqV] 
[-aKfgpWHqV........
***********
rpm -ivh http://rpmforge.net/user/packages/rpmforge-release/
Retrieving http://rpmforge.net/user/packages/rpmforge-release/
/var/tmp/rpm-xfer.cmRTre: not an rpm package (or package manifest):
??????????


Anne

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