[CentOS] New packages installation via CDRom

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at kanarip.com
Thu Jul 5 22:16:42 UTC 2007

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.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

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