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Re: Network guru help sought please



Title: Re: Network guru help sought please



On 03/07/2009 14:36, "Timothy Murphy" <gayleard eircom net> wrote:

> I'm continuing to have problems with mirrorlist in yum.
>
> If I leave the 2 lines in /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo
> ----------------------------------------
> #baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasev
> er/Everything/$basearch/os/
> mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-$releasever&
> arch=$basearch
> ----------------------------------------
> as is, and run "sudo yum update" then I get the error
> ----------------------------------------
> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
> fedora. Please verify its path and try again
> ----------------------------------------
>
> If I comment in the first line, and comment out the second,
> then "sudo yum update" works fine.
>
> On the other hand, on my CentOS machine, the lines
> ----------------------------------------
> mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&re
> po=os
> #baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/os/$basearch/
> ----------------------------------------
> work fine as they are.

I know for one thing that if your two systems are using different URLs to
connect to their repositories, then it is not a good measure to compare them
against each other to determine if something is working or not.


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