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Old 06-29-2012, 09:07 AM   #1
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Exclamation install/remove HAL daemon incident

hey gents

am using RHEL 5.3 and I had downloaded hal- to update HAL daemon by using #yum update command but things didn't go fine so I decided to delete the daemon using #yum remove command

while removing the system asked if am sure to delete 146 packages mentioned in a table which I agreed to do so

now I am trying to install the downloaded RPM by placing the package in /var/lib/up2date and using the commands bellow but i couldn't also!

#yum install hal-
Loaded plugins: security
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Examining hal- hal-
Marking hal- to be installed
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package hal.x86_64 0: set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: pm-utils >= 0.99.3-6 for package: hal
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
hal- from hal- has depsolving problems
--> Missing Dependency: pm-utils >= 0.99.3-6 is needed by package hal- (hal-
Error: Missing Dependency: pm-utils >= 0.99.3-6 is needed by package hal- (hal-

#rpm -i hal-

warning: hal- Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e8562897
error: Failed dependencies:
pm-utils >= 0.99.3-6 is needed by hal-

how can i recover the hole thing and updating HAL daemon ?

Last edited by 1300; 06-29-2012 at 09:18 AM.
Old 06-29-2012, 03:09 PM   #2
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First off,.. check to see if:

yum history
works. If it does, you can roll back the changes. If not, then you can look at /var/log/yum.log to see what was removed. Then you can re-install them.


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