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Re: Update Problems



On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 02:38:36PM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 14:39 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > Running F9, the administrative -> update option no longer works.
> > When I click for details, I get the message "cannot update whilst
> > offline". I have network access. How do I make updates think
> > that it is online?
> > 
> > Also, what is the difference between running the console command
> > yum update and doing an update via the administrative desktop?
> 
> Are you using Network Manager, and if so is NM managing your interface?

As far as I can tell, I'm not using network manager. How can I be sure?

> If NM is running but not managing the interface, it thinks you aren't
> connected even when you are, and some Gnome apps believe it (Evolution
> is one and I'm guessing PackageKit is another).
> 
> "yum" doesn't pay any attention to this, so it's not affected.


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