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Old 03-15-2007, 03:38 AM   #1
soumyajit.haldar
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how to update linux from hard drive


hi,
I have Redhat enterprise 4 installed in one pc.I have installed with default package setting.I want to update the installation.But i dont have the CD.all the cds r dumped into hard drive.
cant i update the installation from hard drive?

thanks,
soumyajit
 
Old 03-15-2007, 10:02 PM   #2
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Yes, if you use yum localinstall like this:

yum localinstall /path/to/package.rpm

For example, if your disks were saved to /var, you would use:

yum localinstall /var/Fedora/RPMS/package.rpm
 
  


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