My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle Linux: Error "nothing provides sysstat" when installing OSWatcher using Yum or DNF in Oracle Linux 8 (Doc ID 2705148.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When installing OSWatcher using DNF/YUM in Oracle Linux 8, errors below can be encountered:

[root@hostname ~]# dnf install oswatcher
Last metadata expiration check: 0:04:38 ago on Tue 25 Aug 2020 05:41:10 EDT.
Error:
Problem: conflicting requests
- nothing provides sysstat needed by oswatcher-8.3.0-5.el8.noarch
(try to add '--skip-broken' to skip uninstallable packages or '--nobest' to use not only best candidate packages)


Changes

System is using a local repository server in installing packages - a Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) Mirror

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.