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Centos 6.2 Mapr 2.x -> 4.2 upgrade  redhat-lsb-core problem

Question asked by packetboy2000 on Mar 10, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 10, 2015 by packetboy2000

Trying to do this upgrade on a Centos 6.2 node, which requires extra step as per Mapr release notes:


CentOS Version 6.3 and Earlier: MapR installations on Version 6.3 and earlier may fail because of an unresolved dependency on the redhat-lsb-core package.

This problem occurs when the CentOS repository points to, rather than If you encounter this problem, use one of the following workarounds:

    Manually download and install the RPM:


        yum localinstall redhat-lsb-core-4.0-7.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm


However, when I attempt to do this yum complains that the above 4.0.7 rpm conflicts with the 4.0.3 rpm that is currently installed.  Same problem occurs if we try to do a yum -U.

I have the option to upgrade Centos OS from 6.2 to 6.6 FIRST...then do the MAPR upgrade...would that be a cleaner way of doing this? 

In the middle of the upgrade right now, so appreciate quick response.