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Re: STILL can't re-register my system with RHN!



On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Elton Woo wrote:

> Looks like I backed myself into a corner here: seems I'd also have
> to remove my initscripts:
> root]# rpm -e rawhide-release
> error: Failed dependencies:
>         /etc/redhat-release is needed by (installed) autofs-3.1.7-36
>         /etc/redhat-release is needed by (installed) initscripts-7.06-1
> I don't have to look to look far for the redhat-release package, since
> it's on my CD's.
> 
>     ... or should I do rpm -e --nodeps rawhide-release?

You should be safe to do
rpm -e --nodeps rawhide-release
rpm -ivh redhat-release*.rpm
since the redhat-release package will restore the /etc/redhat-release
file, provided of course you don't reboot, etc. between the two rpm
operations.

	Michael Young 





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