[CentOS] Install from CD bug
sam at wa4phy.net
Thu Nov 3 18:27:06 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes wrote:
>On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 09:21 -0500, Sam Drinkard wrote:
>>Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>>You can only use yum or up2date (or RPM istself) to install packages.
>>>The RH app called system-install-packages does not work except on a box
>>>without any updates performed from the CD install.
>>>In that case, will the 4.2 CD's work, or is that function disabled after
>>>That package (system-config-packages) is very much worthless ... it can
>>>only be used if you install from an ISO ... use only that ISO ... and
>>>never do any updates.
>>>Basically, don't ever use it :)
>>>Also, unless you don't do updates, don't install from the CDs. Always
>>>create a local mirror (or use an external mirror) to do updates. As new
>>>packages are added (by updates) the dependencies for packages change and
>>>newer ones will be required.
>>>You should most likely use either yum or up2date to install new
Got it figured out now. It just didn't make sense for it to *not*
install, but I understand the process now.
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