[Yum] yum downloads but doesn't install rpm

Hiren Patel patelhn at telkom.co.za
Fri Jun 8 06:55:16 UTC 2007


i cannot seem to find anything in the configuration files or yum
switches that tell it to retrieve only, maybe try using -d to increase
the debug level and try get more information from yum.

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 23:44 -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> 
>    Looking to solve a problem, likely of my own creation.
> 
>    I am using OpenSuSE 10.2 for a customers cluster.  Setting up yum and 
> a repository.  This is yum 3.0.1
> 
> 	scalable:/srv/_os_/rpms # yum --version
> 	3.0.1
> 
> 
>    The repo was created in the usual manner using createrepo (nothing 
> special).
> 
>    A simple extras.repo file was created with this:
> 
> 	[cluster]
> 	name=Cluster Tools
> 	baseurl=http://localhost:16160/rpms/
> 	enabled=1
> 
> and a web server is up and operational on this site, properly serving 
> the files.  I can browse it.
> 
> Here is the problem.  When I go to install one of my packages in the 
> repo, it downloads it just fine, but does not install it.
> 
> scalable:/srv/_os_/rpms # yum install ifinfo
> Setting up Install Process
> Setting up repositories
> OpenSuSE                  100% |=========================|  951 B 
> 00:00
> cluster                   100% |=========================|  951 B 
> 00:00
> updates                   100% |=========================| 1.2 kB 
> 00:00
> suse10.2                  100% |=========================|  951 B 
> 00:00
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 6.0 MB 
> 00:04
> ################################################## 13792/13792
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================|  15 kB 
> 00:00
> ################################################## 60/60
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 634 kB 
> 00:00
> ################################################## 1684/1684
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 1.3 MB 
> 00:00
> ################################################## 3104/3104
> Parsing package install arguments
> Resolving Dependencies
> --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
> ---> Downloading header for ifinfo to pack into transaction set.
> ifinfo-0.90-1.x86_64.rpm  100% |=========================| 2.3 kB 
> 00:00
> ---> Package ifinfo.x86_64 0:0.90-1 set to be updated
> --> Running transaction check
> 
> Dependencies Resolved
> 
> =============================================================================
>   Package                 Arch       Version          Repository 
> Size
> =============================================================================
> Installing:
>   ifinfo                  x86_64     0.90-1           cluster 
>   21 k
> 
> Transaction Summary
> =============================================================================
> Install      1 Package(s)
> Update       0 Package(s)
> Remove       0 Package(s)
> 
> Total download size: 21 k
> Is this ok [y/N]: y
> Downloading Packages:
> (1/1): ifinfo-0.90-1.x86_ 100% |=========================|  21 kB 
> 00:00
> 
> 
> 
> scalable:/srv/_os_/rpms #
> 
> 
> Ok.  I am sure this is pilot error on my part.  Any hints on what I am 
> doing wrong?  This RPM installs fine by hand.
> 
> scalable:/srv/_os_/rpms # find /var/ | grep -i ifinfo
> /var/cache/yum/cluster/headers/ifinfo-0.90-1.x86_64.hdr
> /var/cache/yum/cluster/packages/ifinfo-0.90-1.x86_64.rpm
> scalable:/srv/_os_/rpms # rpm -Uvh 
> /var/cache/yum/cluster/packages/ifinfo-0.90-1.x86_64.rpm
> Preparing...                ########################################### 
> [100%]
>     1:ifinfo                 ########################################### 
> [100%]
> 
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> --
> Joe Landman
> landman at scalableinformatics.com
> http://scalableinformatics.com
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