fedora repo error with yum

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Sat Nov 12 00:29:53 UTC 2011

On Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:41:40 -0700
Peter Gueckel <pgueckel at gmail.com> wrote:

> For 36 hours I have been getting this error and am unable to update:
> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for
> repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
> I have run yum clean all countless times, but the error keeps
> reappearing. What is wrong?

Hard to say without more info. ;) 

Try doing: 


and see if that provides any better info on where it's running into

One thing I have seen a few people run into: make sure the date on your
machine is appox close. If it's set too far into the past, it won't
accept the fedora ssl cert as valid. 

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