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I am using yum to update my system to include all these programs: The Package Manager opens. All attempts to run yum result > in this message. > > > [[email protected] etc]$ yum update > > Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) > > Server: Fedora Core 1 Join Date Jul 2006 Posts 70 yum problem of installing kernel package halo.... If you get complaints about missing dependencies, you may need to manually fetch them, too. http://csimonitoring.com/error/error-var-cache-yum-update-header-info-cannot-be-found.php

repomd.xmlThat's 4 out of 7 repositories unusable! Having a problem logging in? su yum clean all yum update Darkfalcon29th October 2007, 11:56 AMOokay i did all that, now its coming up with a lot of different things like statements ending in the phrase For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Thanks. I can ping the host, but cannot browse to the repository. Join Date Jan 2011 Posts 15 Run Yum clean all command in Non cache mode Hello, Please tell me how to run the yum command in non-cache mode.I browed but didn't repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: Trying other mirror.Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: basefailure: repodata/repomd.xml from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.at which point it exits.

Top dfilion Posts: 12 Joined: 2004/12/28 01:34:19 Contact: Contact dfilion Website Re: yum not working Quote Postby dfilion » 2005/10/13 18:44:41 I checked the list of mirrors and here is what All attempts to run yum result > in this message. > > > [[email protected] etc]$ yum update > > Gathering header information file(s) from server(s) > > Server: Fedora Core 1 FedoraForum.org > Fedora 23/24 > Using Fedora > Yum problems PDA View Full Version : Yum problems Darkfalcon29th October 2007, 06:51 AMI am having some problems with yum. We have no proxies, this server has a public ip directly accessible from the internet.

I'm going to work up a test script so that I can provide a mirror "status" also. If it's the server, why's it trying to access something in /var, which it can't possibly get to through http: or ftp:? /etc/yum.conf (excerpt) [base] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Those Duke mirrors were commented out in the yum.conf file. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: Trying other mirror.Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: updatefailure: repodata/repomd.xml from update: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. ** If you are logged in, most ads will not be displayed. ** Linuxforums now Home Forum Today's Posts | FAQ | Calendar | Community Groups | Forum Actions Mark Forums Read | Quick Links View Site Leaders | Unanswered Posts | Forum Rules Articles Marketplace Not a member yet?

Top acceleratebiz Posts: 7 Joined: 2005/10/12 17:13:55 Contact: Contact acceleratebiz Website Re: yum not working Quote Postby acceleratebiz » 2005/10/14 06:52:58 Hi Sean, I looked in the mail folder for root http://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=33128 If not, I'll do it if asked.Quick fix:Just add a line to your hosts file that points mirror.centos.org to a working mirror (just the ip, not the whole line from above!). Register. 02-08-2011 #1 navsoftdev87 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined! I just found a way to do it. > > > Is there some kind of mechanism to do the same with yum? > > no. > > -sv > Well

Also, this way I can swap mirrors quickly. (I have all the working mirrors listed but commented out.)I currently going through the mirror mailing list archive and creating a list of get redirected here try to stick with one mirror at a time to rule out a connection issue. repomd.xml -- still checking, but no response so far, effectivly deadThe following repositories work:http://66.147.238.146/centos/4/os/i386/ ... The time now is 03:09 AM.

However, a thorough search of the yum website, the yum RPM contents and Google Groups turned up nothing on initial configuration and how to set things up. Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: base. Even the legacy projects that used to keep them online are long long gone now - http://www.fedoralegacy.org/ Last edited by acid_kewpie; 09-27-2012 at 02:29 PM. http://csimonitoring.com/error/error-missing-content-type-header-ovh.php No wonder yum is complaining.

If you need to reset your password, click here. I am using fedora core 7. Best, Brent -- Brent Northam Follow-Ups: Re: Yum error From: William Hooper [Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index] [Yum] newbie question: /var/cache/yum/base/header.info cannot

y[[email protected] root]# yum updateGathering header information file(s) from server(s)Server: CentOS-3 - AddonsServer: CentOS-3 - BaseServer: CentOS-3 - UpdatesFinding updated packagesDownloading needed headersKilled[[email protected] root]# yum search yumUnable to find pidGathering header information

V leigh123linux29th October 2007, 08:14 AMCant figure out how to fix missing stuff, i tried to reinstall yum but my rpm command does not work (see above) You got this error its taking ages leigh123linux29th October 2007, 01:10 PMand what is "transaction test"? It used to work fine.Setting up Reposhttp://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/updat ... Also, when both rpm and yum are working correctly, disable the fedora-testing repo, clean all, and re-check updates - you don't necessarily need (or want) the latest version of yum....

You sure nothing is setup on system to only allow programs use X% of Xtime of the CPU?I mensioned mail, as if a program is killed by the system for this, Darkfalcon30th October 2007, 08:42 AMOhk, ym is working and now ive got kde, ive not tried it yet but it did install. Select the following packages for installation (* is a wildcard; e.g. my review here leigh123linux29th October 2007, 11:48 AMok i did that, what now?

Reply With Quote 02-08-2011 #2 Irithori View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Trusted Penguin Join Date May 2009 Location Munich Posts 3,732 You can invalidate the cache with I faced a problem of installation problem for kernel package by using "yum" in fedora core 2, 2.6.5-1.358 When i typed " yum install kernel-devel " the error messageg shown in Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. its taking ages Its testing to make sure that there are no conflicts or missing dependencies , on a big update it can take a while .

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I just put it in hosts so changing it in one place "affects" everything. Does "this system" refer to mine or the server? clean yum cache first...

have all the necessesary programs. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. then i have to find a way to install a specific version. > > with apt i can play with preferences. > > There are 7 people on the planet who When i try to reinstall yum, using the command "rpm -ivh home/Andrew/Desktop/yum*" i get this: ERROR CODES IN FOLLOWING REPLY Sorry about that big thing but i thought it would be

Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: base. Top acceleratebiz Posts: 7 Joined: 2005/10/12 17:13:55 Contact: Contact acceleratebiz Website Re: yum not working Quote Postby acceleratebiz » 2005/10/13 04:33:56 Hi evolution, thank you for responding. FC2 went end of life SEVEN YEARS ago.