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Re: include XEN kernel & tools in CentOS 5.1 kickstart?



	Hi
	yum.conf is always empty, have a look at /etc/yum.repos.d/

	There should be some files there defining repos

	Regards
	Pablo



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On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, Rudi Ahlers wrote:

> Michael DeHaan wrote:
> > Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> >> Pablo Iranzo Gómez wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> This is a bit above me.
> >>>>
> >>>> I use SME 7.3  (which is built on CentOS 4.6) as inhouse production
> >>>> server, and then I have my (soon to colocate) test server, which
> >>>> currently runs CentOS 5.1 64.
> >>>> How would I test an rpm on an already running system?
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> rpm --test
> >>>
> >>> and the proposed  for testing dependencies: rpm --justdb --root
> >>> /tmp/tempath/ package1, package2
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> What I have done till now, is todo a base install, and then create
> >>>> only
> >>>> use the files installed (as per /installation.log) in my new CD.
> >>>> There's
> >>>> still quite a few programs that I don't need and could probably delete
> >>>> them from the CentOS folder on the CD, but I still need to figure out
> >>>> how these file are installed. I saw the repodata/comps.xml file, but
> >>>> it's LONG, and have a lot of different languages, not some something I
> >>>> can take on right now. It's almost easier to run something like "yum
> >>>> remove {package-name} from the kickstart file
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>     You can put "-package" at %packages
> >>>
> >>>     In order to have a minimal one just test with "%packages --nobase"
> >>> and begin adding packages you find missing on the target system
> >>> (ssh, joe,
> >>> etc)
> >>>
> >>>     Have a look at the --root trick to check all "really" required
> >>> files ;)
> >>>
> >>>     Regards
> >>>     Pablo
> >>>
> >>> _______________________________________________
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Ok, this project didn't work as well as I thought. So, I installed an
> >> "empty" system, without any repositories as well.
> >> I'm going to take a new approach, and install xen, kernel-xen
> >> virt-manager & virsh via yum and then use that to build up my rpm
> >> list to work with.
> >>
> >> So, which repositories do I need on CentOS 5.1 x64 to install xen?
> >>
> >
> > All of that should be in the base repos for pretty much any relatively
> > recent distro.
> > Not sure what "without any repositories means".
> >
> > This isn't CentOS specific but is worth reading:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Fedora8VirtQuickStart
> >
> > --Michael
> >
> >
> >
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> >
> Thanx, I'll check out the post.
>
> For some reason /etc/yum.conf is empty:
>
>
>
> [root gimbli ~]# more /etc/yum.conf
> [main]
> cachedir=/var/cache/yum
> keepcache=1
> debuglevel=2
> logfile=/var/log/yum.log
> pkgpolicy=newest
> distroverpkg=redhat-release
> tolerant=1
> exactarch=1
> obsoletes=1
> gpgcheck=1
> plugins=1
> metadata_expire=1800
>
> # PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo
> # in /etc/yum.repos.d
>
>
>
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>
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