[CentOS] New packages installation via CDRom

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Thu Jul 5 23:58:44 UTC 2007


On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 12:16:42AM +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen alleged:
> Garrick Staples wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 02:24:34PM -0300, Adriano dos Santos Vieira alleged:
> >> Hi, folks!
> >>
> >> Does anyone knows how could I install some new packages on CentOS (4 and 
> >> 5) using the cdrom media?
> >>
> >> Att: My HD doesn't have much space to copy cdrom content to build a 
> >> filesystem repository.
> >>
> >> I hope this great tool will should ask me by each cdrom witch it need, 
> >> isn't it?
> > 
> > Sorry, yum does not have nice support for removable media.
> > 
> 
> It has, but not on CentOS (yet). Mount the disc, and use that as a
> filesystem repository in yum. Has treated me well in the past.

"ask me by each cdrom witch it need", e.g., Mandriva's urpmi.

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