General :: How To Install CentOS With Lesser RPMs?

Jan 30, 2010

I have been challenged to install CentOS occupying just 200 MB. As for now, I installed the OS with only first CD.

Just put :

@core

under %package directive in ks.cfg. I can see the space as of now is:

Code:

# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda3 13G 740M 12G 9% /
/dev/sda1 99M 12M 83M 12% /boot
tmpfs 125M 0 125M 0% /dev/shm

I need to make it to atleast 300MB.I can see those RPM lying in Linux Box:

Code:

df -hyum remove 389*df -hyum remove *ldap*df -hrpm -qa --qf '%11{SIZE} %{NAME}
' | sort -k1n
0 basesystem
0 filesystem

[code]...

I will remove java, selinux-* but what other package I can remove.

Note: I dont need any application to run but just bare OS.

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CentOS 5 :: Can't Install Any Rpms From Custom Appliance Build

Jun 15, 2011

We have an appliance with image being installed from CD/DVD installation
This appliance image is based on CentOS 4.7 kernel/installer/etc. Everything works fine, we ship this product for about 2 years. Recently I had to move it (port everything) to CentOS 5.5 Everything went fine and it works fine except one minor thing )) We can't install it from CD/DVD image yet. Actually it start fine, finds kickstart file, creates partitions correctly, copies install image to harddrive, but fails the next step when it tries to install RPM's

The message we get:

Quote:
the file termcap-5.5-1.20060701.1.noarch.rpm cannot be opened. This is due to a missing file, a corrupt package or corrupt media. Please verify your installation source. If you exit your system will be left in an inconsistent state that will likely require re-installation"

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uname -a
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and when attempting to install from ATrpm.net the nvidia driver I get this message:

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...
Missing Dependency: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-164.2.1.el5 is needed by package 1:nvidia-graphics169.07-kmdl-2.6.18-164.2.1.el5-169.07-94.el5.x86_64 (atrpms)

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vmlinuz-2.6.18-128.el5
vmlinuz-2.6.18-164.el5

I have checked to make sure that the update repo is enabled. There were quite a few updates applied after the initial installation and the initial kernel was updated as the yum log indicates and also the entries in /boot.

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Let's say the command to enter is 'yum install pkg1 pkg2 pkg3' (the documentation for some applications I need indicate the installation instructions this way, and not as the actual RPMs I need). Is there a way for me to run that on my offline system?

e.g. one way I can think of is to run that command on the online system, somehow if possible take note of what RPMs get installed, then transfer them to the offline system via USB and install all the RPMs via rpm command.

The problem with my above idea is that the two systems have different packages enabled, so even if yum on the online system shows a few dependencies being downloaded, I could run download and install all these RPMs and their dependencies on the offline system only to find several more missing dependencies, and dependencies of those dependencies.

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I recently did a yum update to get to Centos 5.5. I've got yum pointed to Dag.

Everything worked fine, until I restarted VLC 0.9.9.

In the update it looks like ffmpeg was updated to the 6.X branch, x264, and how vlc 0.9.9 was recompiled.

wait wait wait.. let me clarify, vlc 0.9.9 still works, but a key function in it that i use has broken.

I am able to do a yum downgrade on x264 and ffmpeg, but I am unable to downgrade VLC because it tells me there is no down grade path. How do I go about requesting the previous version of VLC be added back to Dags RMP site?

I spent sometime hacking on things the last 2 days, and was able to compile using the same ./configure options that were compiled from Dag with ffmpeg 5.2, and x264 and I get them to compile cleanly. VLC 0.9.9 source compiles and the errors I'm hitting go away.

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B v2.0 depends on C > 1.0
C v1.1

After

A v1.0 depends on C
C v 1.0

If I issue a

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it will fail with "B depends on C > 1.0" If I issue a

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it will fail with "A requires B" so I appear to be in a catch-22. The obvious solution is to use a "--nodeps" and remove B before doing the downgrade, but I am creating these commands programmatically so I was hoping to use dependency resolution as a sanity check against an incorrect script. Is there any way to perform this downgrade without breaking the RPM dependency sanity checks by force?

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Apr 1, 2011

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I've tried:
PATH=$RPMS:ftp://rha-server/pub/os/rhel5/Server/
or simply just making the variable itself
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The second one made a variable just fine, but when I attempted to run this command:

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# uname -m

[code].....

show some "duplicate" rpms, one for the i386 and one for the x86_64 platform?

For example,

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