Manual Install Using Software Repositories¶
xCAT consists of two software packages:
xcat-core xCAT’s main software package and is provided in one of the following options:
Latest Release (Stable) Builds
This is the latest GA (Generally Availability) build that has been tested thoroughly
This is the snapshot builds of the new version of xCAT in development. This version has not been released yet, use as your own risk
xcat-dep xCAT’s dependency package. This package is provided as a convenience for the user and contains dependency packages required by xCAT that are not provided by the operating system.
xCAT is installed by configuring software repositories for
xcat-dep and using yum package manager. The repositories can be publicly hosted or locally hosted.