[Yum] Retrieving packages from Red Hat Network

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Dec 10 22:12:40 UTC 2003


On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 17:03, Jim Wildman wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Ian Masterson wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Unfortunately, we'd have the same problem as running 'up2date -d'. The RHN
> > proxy only caches those packages which have been requested by clients. It
> > doesn't seem to be any easier to get all packages from an RHN proxy than
> > it is to do the same directly from RHN.
> 
> So grab an old box, put 'everything' on it and register it.  Or
> designate one of your newer boxes for the same purpose.  And mark, 'save
> packages after installation' and 'retrieve source rpms'.

Short of a --force you can't install i686 and athlon kernels on the same
system.

-sv





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