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Re: Update Problems



On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 17:31 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 03:23:48PM -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 15:34 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > > 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?
> > 1. Is there a nm-applet in the upper panel on the left?
> > 2. Check what:chkconfig --list |grep NetworkManager returns
> 
> I don't understand either point 1 or point 2; I do almost everything via
> the command line in xterm. Could you elaborate?
Well 1.is not worth  understanding since I meant upper right in the panel. 
But both 1. and 2. are ways to tell if you are using NetworkManager.
If you configure your network using an xterm you ar eprobbably not using
NM.
> Thanks.
> 
> > > 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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