[CentOS] mdadm and smtp yum update issue
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Mon Mar 27 23:41:50 UTC 2006
Robert Hanson wrote:
> i have a newer centos 4.2 server using qmail for smtp
> the /etc/yum.conf has this in it
> exclude=spamassassin exim postfix sendmail
> so when i do a yum update to go to 4.3 i get this
> --> Running transaction check
> --> Processing Dependency: smtpdaemon for package: mdadm
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: smtpdaemon is needed by package mdadm
> how should i procede from here?
> evidentally mdadm wants a known smtp function as i do not get this error
> until i stuff exim and postfix and sendmail in the exclude
> should i undo exim in /etc/yum.conf exclude and then after exim is installed
> then remove it?
> rpm -e --nodeps exim
> or another way?
> yum remove exim
> thanks in advance...
mdadm needs a smtp service in order to send out notifications, properly
setup from rpm mta's will provide: smtpdaemon
you should be able to install mdadm with a rpm -ivh --nodeps, then hope
for the best. the better solution would be to have the qmail rpm's
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