Yum Updates Broken due to SSL Certificate Expiration

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 31 15:36:42 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-07-31 at 11:27 -0400, Mark W. Jeanmougin wrote:
> FYI:
> As part of the current issue with the SSL certificate expiration, yum
> is not working for Fedora 12.  I would bet that Fedora 13 and other
> versions are affected as well.  Here is the errors that I get when I
> try to do a "yum update":
> [root at host ~]# yum --downloadonly update
> Loaded plugins: dellsysidplugin2, downloadonly, presto
> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for
> repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
> Just putting this out there in case anyone else gets frustrated at the
> same error messages.  It sounds like the Fedora guys are working on it
> and a new cert should be in place very soon.



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