Working /etc/sysconfig/rhn/source File

Paul Howarth paul at
Fri Jun 24 07:40:24 UTC 2005

Norman Nunn wrote:
> Thanks Paul - it was there and the up2date gui did list those sources 
> where the repo files indicate that it should.  I have noticed when I 
> launch up2date I get a shield in my tray and I do get recent upgrades 
> listed.  However, when I use the up2date tray icon (right click) to 
> check for updates, the shield does not appear.  I wonder if it is 
> actually getting through the firewall to check.  System did not appear 
> to find upgrades yesterday when lauching up2date did.

The applet is broken in FC4 - it can't handle the repomd entry properly.

If you want to check for updates, quickest way is probably to run "yum 
check-update" or just run up2date itself for the time being.


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