rhn_register sets the Base Software Channel to EUS instead of a normal RHEL version

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rhn_register defaults to RHEL Extended Update Support. Changing the base software channel on by logging into Red Hat Network as described here is not practical.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • available entitlements for "Extended Update Support" in Red Hat Network (i.e. provided by Partner Evaluation Kit)

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