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Re: up2date and yum not working?

On Wednesday 23 June 2004 21:43, Jim Cornette wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Wednesday 23 June 2004 19:09, fred vachon wrote:
>>>You might try using one of the mirrors in yum.conf rather than the
>>>main Fedora download server.  It might be having some problems.  I
>>>had similiar problem today trying to use yum which had been fine
>>> in the past.  I switched to one of the mirrors and was fine.  You
>>> can find the mirrors at
>>> http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html
>> I commented the fedora.redhat.com url line out, then reconstructed
>> it with about 4 of the other east coast addresses but wasn't able
>> to make yum talk to any of them.  I finally grabbed the updates
>> with konqi and installed them with rpm.
>> Can someone post the full line that would be added to make it work
>> with the duke (or ibiblio) http server?  Maybe I fubared it
>> somehow.

Unforch, this is fedora core 1, and ibiblio has no headers dirs in 
either tree, or at least none that mozilla can see.

>As an example. What you are looking for is a directory which
> contains a header directory that is wothin your archetecture.
>Browse with your favorite browser. Then copy the link for chosen
> mirror and directory which contains the header.
>As root, open up your /etc/yum.conf file with your chosen editor.
> Paste the link into the file and edit to be in line with the
> examples within the yum.conf file.
>For updates, you might use this link for a reference.
>I use up2date with yum repos. The settings are pretty similar and
> each file contains examples for repos.
>I hope this helps,
>You are confused; but this is your normal state.

Cheers, Gene
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