trying to upgrade via yum

Jonathan Dieter jdieter at
Tue Jun 9 15:49:33 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-09 at 16:40 +0100, Scott van Looy wrote:
> YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.
>   Eg. </metalink>/
> removing mirrorlist with no valid mirrors: 
> //var/cache/yum/updates/mirrorlist.txt
> There's no mirrorlist.txt file there.
> [fedora]
> name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch
> failovermethod=priority
> #baseurl=$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/
> mirrorlist=$releasever&arch=$basearch
> enabled=1
> metadata_expire=7d
> gpgcheck=1
> gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch

With Fedora 11, the mirrorlist has changed into a metalink.  It seems
your version of yum doesn't know how to read metalinks.  Try changing
your mirrorlist to:

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