How-to Make a Local YUM Repo from the Installation DVD Media on Oracle Linux Enterprise 7 Server Easy Guide

June 28th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Setup a Local Yum Repo from DVD on Oracle Linux




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create a Working Local YUM Repository from the Installation Media DVD on Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.

The Procedure described is Especially Useful for the Oracle Linux Beta Releases and if You Do Not Dispose of Internet Connection.

How-to Setup a Local Yum Repo from DVD on Oracle Linux - Featured
  1. Load the Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Server Installation DVD

  2. Mounting DVD from Command Line

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mkdir /mnt/dvd
    mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/dvd
  3. Copying DVD Contents

    mkdir -p /var/OSimage/OL7b_x8664
    cp -r /mnt/dvd/* /var/OSimage/OL7b_x8664/
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  5. Making the YUM repo

    vi /etc/yum.repos.d/OL7b.repo

    Hit the ‘i’ Key and Append:

    [OL7b]
    name=Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Beta x8664
    baseurl=file:///var/OSimage/OL7b_x8664
    gpgkey=file:///var/OSimage/OL7b_x8664/RPM-GPG-KEY
    gpgcheck=1
    enabled=1 
    

    Hit the ‘Esc’ Key and then Enter ‘:wq’ to Write and Quit from Vi Editor :)

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  7. Enabling the Local YUM repo

    yum clean all
    yum repolist
    exit
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