On Sun, 28 May 2006 12:04:09 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> On Sat, 27 May 2006 15:23:00 -0400, IBeartooth wrote:
>> I'm getting persistent errors from yum update on a machine running
>> FC5.ppc, saying it can't find a valid baseurl for repo: core.
Can you post the actual error trace ?
You mean this? :
[root@localhost btth]# yum update
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Update Process
Setting up repositories
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-2, 'Name or service not known')>
Trying other mirror.
Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: core
failure: repodata/repomd.xml from core: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
Error: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from core: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
> I should perhaps have added that this is what I have as a core
> [root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-core.repo
> name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch
Can you point your web browser at the specified mirrorlist ?
The baseurl gets me a 404 from Dillo; so does the URL after it -- but ...
Mod the $releasever to 5!
Do you get the mirrorlist OK ?
Then I did, yes.
Attempt to browse to one of the listed mirrors, replacing basearch and
releasever. Can you get there
What do I put for basearch? Just ppc didn't work. Changing only
$releasever to 5 doesn't solve it.
I get a list of http and ftp sites with both dillo and opera; they aren't
Does your web browser use proxies to get to external web sites ?
Yes, privoxy; and I did find a typo, 127.0.0..1 in the Galeon preferences;
better check the others...