Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 152762
Yum for RH9 page needs extra step - import RedHat GPG Key
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:06 EDT
Following the instructions as written gives the error:
"Could not find the GPG Key necessary to validate pkg"
when yum does a download (in step 3). Yum suggests deleting the rpm and trying
Actually it's a missing GPG signature, as suggested by
Step 2.2.1 on the page should read something like:
If you don't already have the RedHat GPG signature imported [insert reason I
might not have had it imported previously, as a rpm user], you need to import it
rpm --import /usr/share/doc/redhat-release-9/RPM-GPG-KEY
If this signature isn't imported you'll see messages like "Could not find the
GPG Key necessary to validate pkg".
------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 2004-09-07 16:22:00 ----
Resolved earlier today, before I knew of this bug report, in a slightly different
way (just unconditionally try to import the key from Red Hat's web site).
------- Bug moved to this database by email@example.com 2005-03-30 18:26 -------
This bug previously known as bug 1963 at https://bugzilla.fedora.us/
Originally filed under the Fedora Legacy product and General component.
Unknown priority P2. Setting to default priority "normal".
Unknown operating system All. Setting to default OS "Linux".
The original reporter of this bug does not have
an account here. Reassigning to the person who moved
it here, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous reporter was email@example.com.
Setting qa contact to the default for this product.
This bug either had no qa contact or an invalid one.