[Beowulf] PVM advice for Fedora Core 6

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Oct 26 15:40:42 EDT 2007


On Tue, 23 Oct 2007, Lenzo, Antonino wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I am trying to install PVM on Fedora Core 6, but seem to be having
> trouble.  I first would like to verify that I am installing the correct
> file.
>
> I am using this file:
> Pvm3.4.5+6-WIN32.tar.gz

Why not use:

  yum install \*pvm\*

???  PVM is a part of FC 6:

rgb at lilith|B:1000#yum list \*pvm\*
Loading "downloadonly" plugin
Loading "skip-broken" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Setting up repositories
core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00 
duke-distrib              100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00 
adobe-linux-i386          100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00 
livna                     100% |=========================| 2.1 kB    00:00 
updates                   100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00 
extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00 
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Reading repository metadata in from local files
primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 102 kB    00:01 
ftp://mirrors.tummy.com/pub/rpm.livna.org/fedora/6/i386/repodata/primary.xml.gz: [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum
Trying other mirror.
primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 102 kB    00:00 
################################################## 375/375
Available Packages
pvm.i386                                 3.4.5-7.fc6.1          core 
pvm-gui.i386                             3.4.5-7.fc6.1          core

Thus

rgb at lilith|B:1001#yum -y install \*pvm\*
Loading "downloadonly" plugin
Loading "skip-broken" plugin
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for pvm-gui to pack into transaction set.
pvm-gui-3.4.5-7.fc6.1.i38 100% |=========================|  24 kB    00:00 
---> Package pvm-gui.i386 0:3.4.5-7.fc6.1 set to be updated
---> Downloading header for pvm to pack into transaction set.
pvm-3.4.5-7.fc6.1.i386.rp 100% |=========================|  82 kB    00:00 
---> Package pvm.i386 0:3.4.5-7.fc6.1 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
  Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size 
=============================================================================
Installing:
  pvm                     i386       3.4.5-7.fc6.1    core              2.1 M
  pvm-gui                 i386       3.4.5-7.fc6.1    core              549 k
Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      2 Package(s) 
Update       0 Package(s) 
Remove       0 Package(s)

Total download size: 2.6 M
Downloading Packages:
(1/2): pvm-gui-3.4.5-7.fc 100% |=========================| 549 kB    00:00 
(2/2): pvm-3.4.5-7.fc6.1. 100% |=========================| 2.1 MB    00:00 
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
   Installing: pvm                          ######################### [1/2]
   Installing: pvm-gui                      ######################### [2/2]

Installed: pvm.i386 0:3.4.5-7.fc6.1 pvm-gui.i386 0:3.4.5-7.fc6.1
Complete!

That's all there is to it.

    rgb

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