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RE: yum question





> Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 10:14:08 -0700
> From: fatkasuvayu+linux gmail com
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: yum question
>
> Markus Kesaromous wrote:
> > In instances when access to the net is not available,
> > but the distro DVD is available.
> > How can one get yum to resolve dependencies automagically
> > from the Packages directory of the mounted DVD?
> >
>
> goto /etc/yum.repos.d/ and create a repo file. You can use another file
> like fedora.repo as your template. change the repo location to the mount
> point for the DVD. Something like file:///path/to/DVD/. Name your repo
> with something like localrepo. Then do,
>
> $ yum --disablerepo=fedora,updates install <package>
>
> This should do it. :)
>
> PS: don't forget to put enabled=1 in the new repo file you create.
>
> --
> Suvayu

Thank you Suvayu. This is what I created:
/etc/yum.repos.d/local.repo
It contains:
[local]
name=Fedora 11 - i386 - Local
baseurl=file:///media/dvd/Packages
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///media/dvd/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-11-primary

and it works  great.

Thanks for the tip!

Cheers,

MK

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