LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Enterprise Linux Forums > Linux - Enterprise
User Name
Password
Linux - Enterprise This forum is for all items relating to using Linux in the Enterprise.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-12-2005, 08:30 AM   #1
mephesto
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Posts: 13

Rep: Reputation: 0
How to change installation Source for Red Hat Enterprise


Hi,

I've done some searching but i just cant find the right answer so sorry for this question but:

How can I change the installation source in red hat enterprise?

I'm using gnome and trying to add a new program using the add/remove package manager.. Though it keeps asking me for the cdrom, wich i dont have at the moment.. How can i force this client to use a ftp server?

I know i could download the packages by hand but i just want this to work

Thnx
 
Old 04-13-2005, 06:45 AM   #2
lurker79
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: UK
Posts: 55

Rep: Reputation: 16
IN RHEL3 add/remove packages runs redhat-config-packages (system-config-packages in RHEL4)
You can run it from the command line and pass --tree=path-to-your-install-tree
 
Old 04-13-2005, 06:47 AM   #3
mephesto
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Posts: 13

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
thnx!
 
Old 04-29-2005, 07:30 AM   #4
LinuxLover
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Distribution: Solaris 10/11 , RHEL 6 ,AIX 7.1
Posts: 188

Rep: Reputation: 32
If your source is on remote computer you can also use it

First mout it on your system like /mnt/source

the In gui give command #redhat-config-packages --tree=/mnt/source
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3 Installation from hard disk maya2k2pk Linux - Distributions 0 09-17-2005 06:45 PM
Oracle 9i installation on Red Hat Enterprise AS 3 (on a machine ia64) ErickEtManuel Linux - Software 1 06-15-2005 12:42 PM
Unable to find kernel-source for Red Hat Enterprise 4 skleed Linux - Software 1 06-15-2005 11:42 AM
Red Hat Linux Enterprise Installation Steps avinash_vas Linux - Software 4 09-04-2004 07:14 PM
Installation doesn't recognize Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES installation cd bizkut Red Hat 2 08-15-2004 09:57 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:11 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration