Install OES2SP2 Using SMT

  • 7004909
  • 23-Nov-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 2
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
Novell Subscription Management Tool

Situation

Need to update from SLES10 SP2/OES2 SP1 to SLES10 SP3/OES2 SP2 using a local SMT server. 

Ruby errors when selecting move-to-oes2-sp2 patch
 
Error:  There are no installable providers of ruby >= 1.8.4-17.20 for
patch:product-oes2-sp2-0-0.noarch[OES2-SP2-Online]
 

Resolution

1.  Make sure the SMT server has the correct OES2-SP2 catalogs mirrored (smt-catalogs -o).  It should have the following catalogs for each desired architecture:
 - SLES10-SP3-Online
 - SLES10-SP3-Updates
 - OES2-SP2-Online
 - OES2-SP2-Updates
 - OES2-SP2-Pool
 
The OES2-SP2-Pool catalog is where the ruby dependancy issue will be resolved.  Select the "move-to-oes2-sp2" patch using either rug command line (below) or use the GUI rug tool.
 
rug in -t patch move-to-oes2-sp2 && rug ping -a

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