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Old 03-09-2009, 02:44 AM   #1
jadukor
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Question How to save patches & updated rpms?


Hi everyone

I am running openSUSE 11.1 (kde 4.1 desktop & default kernel). I was fiddling around with yeast & it just downloaded & installed a million patches (took about 3 to 4 hours); but I can't figure out where are these patches being stored on my disk!! you see, I am on a narrow-band INTERNET connection, so if I decide to reinstall SUSE, I am going to have to go through this process of updating the system again.

So can somebody please suggest me a method, so that every patch & every updated rpm is stored on a particular place on my disk; so that next time if I do a fresh install, I can just update from my disk (if it is possible at all).

N.B. Basically what I want to do is download all the updates onto my disk, then manually apply them at my convenience

Thanks in advance

jadukor
 
Old 03-09-2009, 09:05 PM   #2
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This is a nice tut to make your own patch-cd so you dont have to redownload them all the time.

http://susefaq.sourceforge.net/articles/you.html

The source dir is still the same AFAIK, haven't used suse since 10.0, i switched to gentoo.. But if that source directory is not correct, try this one: /var/lib/YaST2/you/mnt/i386/update/... Good Luck

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Old 03-18-2009, 03:30 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link &
Sorry about the delayed response

But I have decided to do an rsync of '/opensuse/update/11.1/' directory from one of the mirrors; though it seems far more laborious :-)

& then update from that

Thanks again
 
  


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