Re: rpm questions?
From: Michael Schwendt (ms-nospam-0306_at_arcor.de)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 17:24:56 +0200
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On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 16:42:37 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > 2. We have a Redhat advance server.
> > The administrator had not up to today activated the rhn_register/up2date
> > setup.
> > When he tried, he got the errors related to the ssl Certificate that
> > expired.
> > I told him to download the new rpms and install them.
> > He got those and ran md5checksum on them successfuly.
> > When one gives any rpm command envolving these downloaded files, rpm
> > responds by coming
> > back to a prompt with no output.
> > eg. rpm -ihv rhn_register*rpm just comes back to a prompt without any
> > output.
> > rpm -qip rhn_register*rpm does the same.
> > Please help?
> Tell him he should get the binary rpms, NOT the *.src.rpm packages.
And of course, the downloaded packages must be in the current
directory when "rpm -ivh rhn_register*rpm" is run upon them. Else you
would also get back to the prompt without any output. So, make sure
the files are there before the wildcard '*' is used.
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