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Re: network has gone down again, and I cannot figure out why

On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 13:05 -0600, David G. Miller wrote:
> dave davenjudy org  wrote:
> > Also, looking at what logwatch reports, I noticed the following:
> >
> > Packages Erased:
> >    bind-config
> > Another WAG but it appears to have been replaced by:
> >
> > Packages Installed:
> >    sane-backends-libs.i386 1.0.18-2.fc5
> >    kernel.i686 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5
> >    caching-nameserver.i386 30:9.3.2-33.fc5 <-- This
> >    libgconf-java.i386 2.12.4-2.fc5
> >
> Sort of responding to my own post...  Given the above, I found the 
> following output from yum today to be quite amusing:
> Added 63 new packages, deleted 51 old in 28.11 seconds
> Resolving Dependencies
> --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
> ---> Downloading header for bind-config to pack into transaction set.
> bind-config-9.3.2-20.FC5. 100% |=========================|  35 kB    
> 00:00    
> ---> Package bind-config.i386 30:9.3.2-20.FC5 set to be updated
> --> Running transaction check
> --> Processing Dependency: bind = 30:9.3.2-20.FC5 for package: bind-config
> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: Missing Dependency: bind = 30:9.3.2-20.FC5 is needed by package 
> bind-config
> Thu Sep 28 12:50:31 MDT 2006
> [root spindle ~]# rpm -q bind
> bind-9.3.2-33.fc5
> [root spindle ~]# rpm -q bind-config
> package bind-config is not installed
> Looks like some part of FC5 still thinks bind-config is needed.  I have 
> a funny feeling I'll have to figure out why or yum updates will fail on 
> bind-config dependencies until I do.

I went for broke, as I posted earlier in the week, and installed the FC6
bind rpms and the system-setup* rpms and this crate runs smooth. I would
hazard a guess that any one with weirdness going on, on their network,
network printers, file sharing, you name it, might be in those packages.
I notice that it tried to update you from 30:9.3.2-20 and it would have
taken you to 2-35 I think it was. That's where it went to Hell. I'm
using 2.41 from FC6 and it's great. No more strange stuff in hosts,
either. All weirdness gone. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
...the Sin of Ignorance, and 
...the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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