[CentOS] Re: Install X from DVD

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Fri Sep 19 13:43:46 UTC 2008


>
> Jerry Geis wrote:
> >>/
> />>/ If you haven't done *any* upgrade on that machine yet, use the
> />>/ CentOS-Media repo (the .repo file is where all other .repo files are).
> />>/
> />>/ Disable all other repos, enable that and do a "yum grouplist". You'll
> /   ^^^^^^^                  ^^^^^^
> >>/ see what group you have to install.
> />/
> />/ Ok part of my problem was I was mounting the DVD under /mnt/cdrom  
> />/ instead of /media/cdrom.
> />/
> />/ yum repolist gives
> />/ yum repolist
> />/ Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
> />/ repo id              repo name                                 status
> />/ addons               CentOS-5 - Addons                         enabled
> />/ base                 CentOS-5 - Base                           enabled
> />/ extras               CentOS-5 - Extras                         enabled
> />/ updates              CentOS-5 - Updates                        enabled
> />/
> />/ however when I do the "yum grouplist"
> />/ its still trying to do the network yum not MEDIA repo and I get errors.
> />/
> />/ I am still missing something.o
> /
> I underlined it for you.
>
> Ralph
>   
Sorry, I wasnt getting the first time. I never had the edit the repo 
files before and change
enabled=1 for the Media
then add the line
enabled=0 to every base repo.

So now it starts off and looks like its going to do it but then it says
failed dependencies on openssh4.3p2-26.el5

Jerry

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