Problem installing tools with Yum on RHEL 5.2

Robert S. Grimes rsg at
Wed Jan 13 15:52:07 UTC 2010

  Thanks Ralf and Daron,

  I was wondering if that (root) was the issue.  I'm
  forwarding this to my sys admin for his help.


  ---- Original message ----

    Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 16:25:45 +0100
    From: Ralf Corsepius <ralf.corsepius at>
    Subject: Re: Problem installing tools with Yum on
    RHEL 5.2
    To: rsg at
    Cc: rtems-users at
    >On 01/13/2010 03:40 PM, Robert S. Grimes wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >> Finally bit the bullet, got a RedHat system,
    and am
    >> trying to install the tools using Yum, which is
    >> to me. Here is the results:
    >> rsg at ws:~/tmp $ ls
    >> rtems-4.9-release-0.21-1.el5.noarch.rpm
    >> rtems-4.9-yum-conf-0.21-1.el5.noarch.rpm
    >> rsg at ws:~/tmp $ rpm -ivh
    >> rtems-4.9-yum-conf-0.21-1.el5.noarch.rpm
    >> warning:
    >> Header V4 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 69ce4a83
    >> error: Failed dependencies:
    >> rtems-4.9-release = 0.21-1.el5 is needed by
    >> rtems-4.9-yum-conf-0.21-1.el5.noarch
    >> Looks like I'm missing something,
    >Yep, you are facing 2 to 3 issues at once.
    >0. You need to be root to run yum/rpm
    >1. You don't have having the rtems key installed
    >2. You are installing out of sequence.
    >There are several ways to "fix" this.
    >The easiest way is to use yum (All one line):
    ># yum --nogpg localinstall \
    >rtems-4.9-release-0.21-1.el5.noarch.rpm \
    >This will install the rtems keys (contained in
    *-release) and the
    >rtems-4.9 repository's yum configuration.
    >Afterwards use yum, rpm, PackageKit, yumex or
    else like you would use
    >any other repository.
    >> though it seems
    >> I'm following the wiki instructions...
    >Well, due to a recent change, they are outdated.

Robert S. Grimes

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