troubleshooting Question

Yum install from text file not working

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RHEL 6.3 - No RHN subscription.   I am trying to install packages from a local repo created from the mounted DVD.  

# yum repolist shows the repo listed correctly

I have a text file with a list of the packages I need to install.  I ran the following command to install each of the listed packages:

yum -y install $(cat yumtest.txt)

All the packages show as "available", but nothing actually installs (See screenshot).  I was able to get this to work successfully once in the past, but can't figure out why it no longer works.  The result from the command is "Nothing to do"

If I try and run yum once for each package manually, the packages install correctly.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks!
yumtest.txt
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