Adding cdrom to yum as repo

Question: How to add  cdrom to yum as repo?

Answer:  If you want to add your cd or dvd to yum as repository, you to follow these instructions.

First make a backup of /etc/yum.repos.d, remove those old repo files and add a new file called local.repo with the following lines:

name=Local CD Repo



is the location of CD mount. Change it as per your system’s configuration.

Once this is done, you can go ahead with

yum install

to install packages from CDROM.

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