[CentOS-devel] CentOS and rhn tools

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Fri Dec 17 07:12:54 EST 2010


Dear Baptiste.

> I used cobbler to manage my CentOS 5.x repos and kickstarts, but Spacewalk
> is now a more mature project and so I start to use it, but as you know it
> works with rhn-* tools.
>
> Do rhn tools becomes available in future versions of CentOS (CentOS 5.6,
> CentOS 6...) ?

If you Kickstart your systems through Spacewalk (that's what it's
meant for) you can associate a Channel containing the Tools to the
Kickstart Profile.

The packages in there will be available during installation phase
(before system registration) as well. So there is not need for having
them in CentOS.

Kind Regards
Marcus


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