Re: [SLE] Setting up DNS server -- Yast complains about bind
From: Ken Schneider (suse-list_at_bout-tyme.net)
To: SuSE email list <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 17:12:13 -0500
On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 15:18 -0500, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Thursday 24 March 2005 12:30 pm, Ken Schneider wrote:
> Things are getting curiouser and curiouser. I copied the 9.1 DVD to my hard
> drive and have that directory as the only Yast installation source. I
> checked the directory explicitly and indeed the bind package
> (/SuSE_9.1/i586/bind-9.2.3-76.i586.rpm) is there. Yet Yast "install
> software" cannot find it. I looked both with a search on bind and by going
> into the package groups. The heading Productivity / Networking / DNS lists
> bind-utils but not bind.
> The problem may be that when I copy the DVD to my hard drive I don't have the
> directory structure that Yast expects. The top levels of that structure are
> dvd / suse / i586. Should the installation source be given as dvd / suse,
> dvd, or dvd / suse / i586? Does Yast look at any files outside of i586?
Why not just cd to where the packages are and use rpm -ivh to install
It sounds like something did not get setup correctly with the source you
have set up. You need to set it up as a directory source if you copied
the DVD to your harddrive.
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