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Re: F9 Beta install will not update



2008/3/26 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" <johannbg hi is>:
>
> Gerry Tool wrote:
>  > I installed F9 Beta from the DVD.
>  >
>  > Results of 'yum update':
>  > [root F9Beta yum.repos.d]# yum update
>  >
>  > Setting up Update Process
>  > No Packages marked for Update
>  >
>  > The only repo enabled in /etc/yum.repos.d is fedora-rawhide.repo, and
>  > it has the following lines:
>  >
>  > #baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/development/$basearch/os/
>  > mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=rawhide&arch=$basearch
>  > enabled=1
>  >
>  > At the suggestion of Chelban Vasile, I tried:
>  > [root F9Beta yum.repos.d]# GET
>  > http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=rawhide\&arch=$(uname
>  > -i)|grep -v ^#|head -n 1
>  >
>  > several times to change the mirror, which it did, but  the result of
>  > 'yum update' is always the same as above.
>  >
>  > At the suggestion of Jon Stanley, I installed snake and executed
>  > snake-tree -info for each of the URLs returned by the GET command,
>  > always with the result
>  >
>  > [root F9Beta yum.repos.d]# snake-tree info
>  > http://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/linux/development/i386/os
>  > No data source used
>  > Not recognized as a valid tree:
>  > http://limestone.uoregon.edu/ftp/fedora/linux/development/i386/os
>  >
>  > OK, I'm stumped and would like to get the many updates that I know are
>  > somewhere.
>  >
>  > Any help appreciated.
>  >
>  > Thanks.
>  >
>  > Gerry
>  >
>  >
>
>  Unhash the baseurl line in fedora-rawhide.repo
>
>  Before changes
>
> #baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/development/$basearch/os/
>
>  after changes
>
> baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/development/$basearch/os/
>

Thanks Johann and Seth.  Seth's suggestion fixed the problem.  I
didn't try yum clean all because this was a fresh install that I
didn't think would have anything to clean up.  Yum update is now
processing.

Gerry


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