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Re: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core



On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 23:56 +0000, Jack Byers wrote:
> 
> Jack Byers     byersj hotmail com
> root bootp yum.repos.d]# uname -a
> Linux bootp 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5 #1 Tue Aug 8 15:30:55 EDT 2006 i686 i686 i386 
> GNU/Linux
> 
> hitting this error  on  yum commands that worked  only a week or so ago
> 
> root bootp byers]# yum provides lsusb
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Searching Packages:
> Setting up repositories
> core                                                                 [1/3]
> Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
> [root bootp byers]#
> 
> similarly
> [root bootp byers]# yum update
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Setting up Update Process
> Setting up repositories
> core                                                                 [1/3]
> Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
> [root bootp byers]#
> 
> upon googling I found a "suggestion" that
> uncommenting the  "baseurl ...." line in the various
> repos.d files  might help, but without explanation.
> 
> my mystery is that the above commands used to work without any change to the 
> respos.d files
> 
> 
> uncommenting the baseurl line   in  -core, -updates, -extras
> then  allowed the "yum provides  lsusb"  to work as previously:
> All three were necessary.
> 
> 
> [root bootp yum.repos.d]# yum provides lsusb
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Searching Packages:
> Setting up repositories
> core                                                                 [1/3]
> updates                                                              [2/3]
> extras                                                               [3/3]
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> Importing additional filelist information
> 
> usbutils.i386                            0.71-2               core
> Matched from:
> /sbin/lsusb
> /usr/share/man/man8/lsusb.8.gz
> 
> usbutils.i386                            0.71-2               installed
> Matched from:
> /sbin/lsusb
> /usr/share/man/man8/lsusb.8.gz
> [root bootp yum.repos.d]#
> 
> 
> I have still not changed -development, -extras-development, updates-testing
> I would appreciate some feedback on this behavior,
> especiallly before I go much further and really mess up my system.
> 
> --is it now required that these baseurl lines be uncommented?
> 
> Jack


> 
If you look ar the sites as of yeaterday they were all clogged up with
wat I assume is updating the databases for FC6. I expect they will work
presently. Maybe even by now.
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