Installing SMT 11 on SLES 11 SP1 fails with dependency error
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Subscription Management Tool 1.1
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nothing provides product(SUSE_SLE) = 11 needed by sle-smt-release-cd-11-1.2.x86_64
[ ] do not install product:sle-smt-11-0.x86_64
[ ] break sle-smt-release-cd by ignoring some of its dependencies
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This is due to a problem in the installation metadata of SMT 11, which causes it to not install on SLES 11 SP1.
Novell is aware of the problem and has created a remastered version of the SMT 1.1 ISO image that contains a fix which prevents this problem.
So the resolution is to download the remastered image from the Subscription Management Tool 11 download page.
If this link does not work, the file can be downloaded by going to the Novell: Downloads page, selecting the Subscription Management Tool product and version 11.
Although the new ISO image files have the same name as the original, shipping versions, the MD5 verification checksums are different.
The MD5 checksums of the remastered images are :
For the records, the original versions of the images had the following :
These checksums can be computed with the md5sum command like this :
$ md5sum SLE-11-SMT-GM-Media*If SMT is published through a SLES installation server, the source needs to be deleted and recreated from the new ISO image.
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- Document ID:7006095
- Creation Date: 25-May-2010
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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