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Re: Yum: Cannot retrieve repository metadata for epel



On Sun, 19 Jul 2009 05:45:44 -0700, Don wrote:

> Immediately after upgrading from Fedora 10 to 11, I did a "yum
> update".  It downloaded about 120 packages, then gave me an error
> message (which I'm afraid I didn't save).  Now when I try a "yum
> update" I get:
> 
> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for
> repository: epel. Please verify its path and try again
> 
> In researching this I found some advice about switching the comments
> between the baseurl and mirrorlist lines in
> /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo, but when I do that I get:

rpm --erase epel-release

and in case you don't have an epel-release package installed (it's
included within Fedora 11 by accident), simply delete the epel.repo
file.

EPEL is a repository for RHEL and/or CentOS.



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