[K12OSN] Flash plugin with Firefox 64 bit

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Thu Sep 4 14:57:30 UTC 2008

Brian Chivers wrote:

> Nils Breunese wrote:
>> Brian Chivers wrote:
>>> Decided from what everyone has said was to remove the 64bit  
>>> Firefox but I'll jave to wait as
>>> yum remove firefox.x86_64
>>> times out with the following error
>>> http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/5.0.0-EL-64bit/repodata/repomd.xml 
>>> : [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in  
>>> name resolution')>
>>> Trying other mirror.
>>> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for  
>>> repository: k12ltsp. Please verify its path and try again
>>> :-/
>> I also noticed the repositories being unavailable. You can disable  
>> repositories using yum's --disablerepo flag so that it just skips  
>> those for that yum run, but it's probably easier to go through rpm  
>> directly:
>>    # rpm -e firefox.x86_64
> I did a yum -C remove firefox.x86_64 and it's all gone away now &  
> firefox 32 bit with plugins working :-)

Ah yes, yum's -C flag (don't update cache) was even smarter than my -- 
disablerepo suggestion (as you'd have to disable multiple  
repositories). Let's hope the k12ltsp repo's are up again soon.

Nils Breunese.

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