Lenovo YUM Repository

Targeted Server Family (Machine Type): ThinkSystem SR650 (7X05,7X06)
Targeted Operating System: RHEL7.5
YUM Repository Build Date: 2018_09_19
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Suggested usage directions:
1) Create a RHEL7.5 YUM repository configuration file named:

Suggested file contents:

name=Lenovo YUM Updates Repository
#baseurl={repository url: http://, file://}/SR650_7X05_7X06/RHEL7.5/
Additional information on baseurl= entry:
The url of this html page is typically the url required in this entry
2) Download/install Public Signing Key


Download key - Two opitions (choose only one):
Option 1 (Prefered, most secure - Download key from lenovo.com)
#curl https://download.lenovo.com/servers_pdf/RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 > RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018

Option 2 (Less secure - Install key from stored within Repository)
#curl {uri from repos creation step}/repodata/RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 > RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018

#gpg --quiet --with-fingerprint ./RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018
Expected Output:
pub  4096R/9E6FE192 2017-12-05 Lenovo Data Center Group Software Repository 2018 Key <yum_support@lenovo.com>
      Key fingerprint = BF02 345C 017D D421 40C4  66DA C0A1 E8A5 9E6F E192

#rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018

#cp RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/
3) Install/Update


Initial INSTALL of updated drivers for specific device:
#yum groupinstall deviceid
Find the deviceid for supported device below, muliple deviceid can be specified

Initial INSTALL of updated drivers for ALL supported devices:
#yum groupinstall LenovoUpdates

Install specific rpm:
#yum install rpm_name
Specific rpms associated to specific devices are listed below, muliple rpms can be specified in single command

After install of deviceid groups(s) or rpm(s), use:
#yum update
after configuring server to use update repository

Where specified in table below, device firmware must be updated to suggested levels

Repository RPM Listing
RPM file NameRPMdb NameRPM version
RPM release

Lenovo Service and Support:

  • IBM is Lenovo's preferred service provider for Lenovo Hardware and YUM repository. Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with your Lenovo products.
  • Your local Support Line can be found from https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/SupportPhoneList
  • Please contact the service provider via above phone number, and choose hardware support.
  • The information needed to open a support ticket is your machine type, model and serial number.
  • You also can submit a Service Request from https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/ , look under "Contact US" heading and then click on the "Submit a Service Request" button.
  • The YUM repository Service Provider provides local language, in-country support 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. For critical (Severity 1) production system impacts, they have a call out procedure 24x7

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