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[Xen-API] XCP 1.5 BETA BUG: XCP any CentOS yum (Was: some cosmetic bugs)

  • To: xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Alexander Voropay <alexander.voropay@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 16:03:04 +0400
  • Delivery-date: Mon, 21 May 2012 12:03:15 +0000
  • List-id: User and development list for XCP and XAPI <xen-api.lists.xen.org>

2012/5/21 George Shuklin <george.shuklin@xxxxxxxxx>:

>> 5) YUM update does not work:
>> # yum check-update
>> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
>> Determining fastest mirrors
>> Could not retrieve mirrorlist
>> http://updates.vmd.citrix.com/XCP/1.4.90/domain0/mirrorlist error was
>> [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
>> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: citrix
> This is ...em... the way Cirtix separate XenServer from XCP: no updates for
> XCP at all. And note that yum update with CentOS repos enabled can make your
> XCP broken (especially lvm2 package you shall never update from upstream).

To avoid updating XCP-specific RPMs from the CentOS repositories:

rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME}\t%{VENDOR}\n" | grep -v CentOS

and add all these XCP's packages into



rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME}\t%{VENDOR}\n" | grep -v CentOS | awk
'{split($0,array,"\t");print "exclude="array[1]"*"}'


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