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Re: yum: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file



2006/4/3, Timothy Murphy <tim birdsnest maths tcd ie>:
> Why, oh why am I getting this mysterious message from yum
> on one FC-4 machine?
> ----------------------------------
> [root alfred tim]# yum update
> Setting up Update Process
> Setting up repositories
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/4/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml:
> [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (2, 'No such file or directory')>
> Trying other mirror.
> Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: base
> failure: repodata/repomd.xml from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
> Error: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors
> to try.
> ----------------------------------
>
> I've checked that the repomd.xml file does exist;
> I can save it in my browser, but wget fails:
> ----------------------------------
> [root alfred tim]# wget
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/4/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml
> --13:17:09--
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/4/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml
>            => `repomd.xml'
> Resolving download.fedora.redhat.com... failed: No such file or directory.
> ----------------------------------
>
> I get the same error if I change the baseurl:
> ----------------------------------
> Setting up Update Process
> Setting up repositories
> http://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/fedora/linux/core/4/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml:
> [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (2, 'No such file or directory')>
> ----------------------------------
>
> Again, I can see the file in my browser.
>
> What, please, is the cause of this problem.
> And even more important, what can I do about it?
>
> I googled for the error message,
> and while I came up with many instances,
> none of the suggestions offered seemed relevant in my case.
>
> I have one other AMD-64 machine still running FC-4,
> but this has no problem with yum.
> I've even tried using the yum.repos.d files from that machine
> in the "bad" machine, but this does not help matters.
>
>
> Any advice or suggestions gratefully received.
>
>
>
> --
> Timothy Murphy
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