[CentOS-virt] virt-factory investigation (Server setup)

Tue Sep 4 15:28:05 UTC 2007
Hristo Benev <foxb at abv.bg>


I was trying to get virt-factory on my CentOS 5.

First I set up virt-factory repo (with fc6 packages).

Then following installation documentation I've typed:
yum install virt-factory-server

Wich returned:
Error: Missing Dependency: puppet-server >= 0.23 is needed by package virt-factory-server

Searching arround:
yum list puppet-server
Loading "priorities" plugin
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up repositories
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Reading repository metadata in from local files
0 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Available Packages
puppet-server.i386                       0.22.4-1.el5.rf        rpmforge        

Appropriate version was found in FC6 extras

Need to install first puppet:
Wich required:
Adding for dependencies:
And installed:

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size 
 virt-factory-server     noarch     0.0.3-3          virt-factory-fedora  164 k
Installing for dependencies:
 cobbler                 noarch     0.5.0-1.el5.rf   rpmforge          330 k
 createrepo              noarch     0.4.8-1.el5.rf   rpmforge           55 k
 koan                    noarch     0.5.0-1.el5.rf   rpmforge           50 k
 mod_python              i386       3.2.8-3.1        base              257 k
 postgresql              i386       8.1.9-1.el5      updates           2.8 M
 postgresql-server       i386       8.1.9-1.el5      updates           4.0 M
 python-cheetah          i386       2.0-0.1.rc8.el5.rf  rpmforge          423 k
 python-migrate          noarch     0.2.2-1          virt-factory-fedora   85 k
 python-psycopg2         i386       2.0.4-1.el5.rf   rpmforge          259 k
 python-sqlalchemy       noarch     0.3.4-1.el5.rf   rpmforge          1.0 M
 python-sqlite2          i386       2.3.3-1.el5.rf   rpmforge          119 k
 tftp-server             i386       0.42-3.1.el5.centos  base               27 k
 xinetd                  i386       2:2.3.14-10.el5  base              124 k
 yum-metadata-parser     i386       1.0-8.fc6        base               22 k

Transaction Summary
Install     15 Package(s)         
Update       0 Package(s)         
Remove       0 Package(s)         

Total download size: 9.7 M

Note that currently only posgeqsl is supproted as database

I do not use PGrs

so I ran:

To initialize DB.

This finalizes Server installation.

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