On Thursday 28 May 2009 21:16:32 Giuseppe Fuggiano wrote: > Anne Wilson wrote: > > wget: unable to resolve host address `download.fedoraproject.org' - > > strange! > > To reach that mirror you have to assure that: > > 1. You can resolve hostnames > Look in /etc/resolv.conf for a valid nameserver; > > 2. You should verify you can open a http connection > Try to use netcat: nc -v 184.108.40.206 80, if you get > "Connection to 220.127.116.11 80 port [tcp/http] succeeded!" so you are > able to connect to the internet. > > That error message says it cannot resolve host > download.fedoraproject.org. Try to resolve for it, using > 18.104.22.168 instead. Otherwise add "nameserver 22.214.171.124" line > at the beginning of /etc/resolv.conf file. > > Hope this will help. > Thanks for trying to help. I can reach the Internet on other sites. I can use konqueror to reach a mirror site and download packages manually. This box has been upgraded rather than a clean install. I suspect that $releasever is not being correctly passed, but I don't know how to test that theory, nor how to correct it if I'm right. Anne -- New to KDE4? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org Just found a cool new feature? Add it to UserBase
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