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Re: yum losing it´s flavour?



On 9/23/06, Douglas Phillipson <douglas intermind net> wrote:
Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On 9/23/06, anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin optonline net> wrote:
>
>> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>> > On 9/23/06, anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin optonline net> wrote:
>> >
>> >>  I have to say...within the past week I have attempted several fresh
>> >> installs of FC5,
>> >> and everytime I run a yum update on anything, something breaks.
>> >> What the heck is going on?
>> >>
>> >> I ha installed FC5 on the 80gb drive I had that just bought the
>> farm in,
>> >> hmmmm, July.
>> >> I had updated everything, and the system was all happy and smiley
>> until
>> >> the hdd went last week.
>> >> But now, suddenlym I can´t install and update FC5 without breaking
>> >> stuff...
>> >> I DLing Kubuntu right now...
>> >> My work and my business  (document translation) depend on my computer,
>> >> and this crap is costing
>> >> me time, sleep, and money.
>> >>
>> >> I´ve been using RH or FC since RH7.1, and I´ve never had so much
>> trouble
>> >> just getting a system up and running.
>> >>
>> >> I don´t know...I still have some FC3 discs here, but I don´t want
>> to go
>> >> backwards.
>> >> I don´t want to install FC5 and not be able to update stuff, even.  I
>> >> like everything up to date.
>> >> I´m getting headaches with all of this...
>> >> Sounds like more of a rant than a support request or anything valid,
>> >> hein?
>> >> I have been all gushy and lovey about FC and RH for
>> years...Suddenly, I
>> >> don´t know.
>> >> I mean, I´m not doing anything different than I have for the past
>> >> several years...but I´m not
>> >> getting the same happy results I´m used to getting.
>> >>
>> >> tony
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Why not download a respin and update that...lot less work.
>>
>>
>> What´s a respin?
>
>
> ISOs of fedora (or any distro) that contain a bunch of the updates
> already in it, so you don't have to dload them seperately all over.
>

How does this help with a yum problem?  Who want's to download ISO's for
regular updates?  Am I missing something here?

Doug P


There is currently no known major problem with yum.

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