Problem installing HDP 1.0: missing dependencies

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    Carter Shanklin

    I tried following the instructions on installing HDP 1 but “yum install hmc” fails because of 2 missing dependencies.

    My full set of steps consisted of:
    . Install of a single fresh CentOS 5.6 VM from ISO
    . Ran “yum update”
    . Added the HDP and EPEL repos as per instructions.
    . Ran “yum install php-pecl-json” with success
    . Ran “yum install hmc” without success.

    The missing dependencies are pdsh and mod_passenger. Quick search shows pdsh appears to be in repoforge rather than EPEL. I’m not sure what repo hosts mod_passenger. Are there steps missing from the instructions? Also it would help to clarify the required software stack, e.g. is CentOS 5.6 an OK starting point, I used it because it appeared it would work and I had the ISO handy.


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    demed lher

    FWIW, same problem on CentOS 5.8 32-bit (missing Passenger and pdsh) and fixed it more or less as described above:
    # uname -a
    Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-308.11.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jul 10 08:49:28 EDT 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
    # rpm -Uvh
    # rpm -Uvh
    # yum install pdsh
    # yum install hmc


    Rikin Shah

    Hello Carter,
    Are you running 32bit 5.6 CentOS or 64bit?


    Hi Carter,

    I just downloaded the CentOS 5.6 ISOs from and installed it on my local VM, CDs 1 thru 6. Here is the steps I performed as root after that:
    % rpm -Uvh
    % rpm -Uvh
    % yum install php-pecl-json
    % yum install hmc
    The commands all completed successfully. Packages “pdsh” and “mod_passenger” were downloaded off from the “HDP-″ repository.
    Can you paste the output of command “uname -a”?



    Thanks for trying out HDP. Looks like some of the dependencies in 5.6 are having issues. Can you please try this out – basically install the rpmforge and passenger repo to see if the dependencies resolve.

    rpm -Uvh
    rpm -Uvh

    I am trying out on a 5.6 image and will report my findings. We have tried it on quite a few centos 5 images and did not have an issue with this, so 5.6 should be an acceptable image.


    Art Ignacio

    Hi Carter,

    Sorry that you’re having this installation problem. We’ll look into it and get right back.

    Thanks for giving HDP 1.0 a look.


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