Yum wierdness

Mike Dwiggins mike at azdwiggins.com
Mon Apr 11 07:43:52 UTC 2011

On 4/11/2011 12:27 AM, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 04/11/2011 01:59 AM, Mike Dwiggins wrote:
>> I upgraded a working F13 x86_64 to F14 x 86_64 from a downloaded DVD
>> which verified and then went to do a "yum update" after the upgrade from
>> the DVD.
>> I am getting the following message:
>> "http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/linux/i386/repodata/repomd.xml:  [Errno
>> 14] PYCURL ERROR 6 - " "
>> Trying other mirror.
>> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository
>> adobe-linux-i386.  Please verify its path and try again"
>> Any ideas what went wrong and why I am looking for i386 updates?
> Perhaps because there is no 64-bit version of AdobeReader, and the only
> 64-bit Flashplayer is a beta test version that is only available from
> labs.adobe.com.
> As for what went wrong, perhaps just a glitch.  Right now I get a valid
> XML file from that URL.

That is strange as I am not trying to update Adobe, just a general yum 
update and I am getting a 404 Error "File not Found" when I hit that 
link from my Widows machine.

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