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Re: yum prob on lappy



On Tuesday 31 October 2006 09:44, Craig White wrote:
>On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 10:36 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Tuesday 31 October 2006 09:21, Craig White wrote:
>> >On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 09:49 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> >> Greetings;
>> >>
>> >> Over the weekend I tried to drag out my lappy and update it, getting
>> >> ready to upgrade to FC6, its currently FC5, but about 2 weeks out of
>> >> date.
>> >>
>> >> To make a long story shorter, what with editing the repo addresses,
>> >> putting fedoraproject.org in where downloads-redhat.com was due to
>> >> the repo or mirroring failures, I now have a __.000db file that when
>> >> I shut it down yesterday, was a zero length file and both yumex and
>> >> smart package manager were spitting out terminal tummy aches over
>> >> it.  An 'rpm --rebuilddb' also fails, as does an "rpm --initdb"
>> >>
>> >> Humm, now this morning, its back to complaining about an "invalid
>> >> baseurl for core".
>> >>
>> >> As that _000.db file seems to be missing now, and its not bitching
>> >> about it ATM, whats the next step here?, I've been out of the loop
>> >> since last wednesday, out on the road.  So if its been posted, whats
>> >> the subject line?
>> >
>> >----
>> >try removing the # (commenting out) the baseurl
>> >in /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-core.repo
>>
>> I've been trying to edit that and have it thoroughly fubared.
>>
>> If I can't restore what was there, and amanda doesn't try to track that
>> lappy, what is the correct contents for the "mirrorlist=" line in
>> fedora-core.repo?
>>
>> Where can I download a replacement for the contents of
>> /etc/yum.repos.d? I've had google searching for it, but all it can seem
>> to find is the livna setup instructions.  They seem to be fine.
>
>----
>this is mine... (altered per instructions from wiki for FC-5)
>
>*************************************************************************
>** # cat /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-core.repo
>[core]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch
>#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$release
>ver/$basearch/os/
> mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=core-$releas
>ever&arch=$basearch enabled=1
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
>file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
>
>[core-debuginfo]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Debug
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasev
>er/$basearch/debug/ enabled=0
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
>file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
>
>[core-source]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - Source
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasev
>er/source/SRPMS/ enabled=0
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
>file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
>
>*************************************************************************
>******* # cat /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-extras.repo
>[extras]
>name=Fedora Extras $releasever - $basearch
>#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/$relea
>sever/$basearch/
> mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=extras-$rele
>asever&arch=$basearch enabled=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-extras
>gpgcheck=1
>
>[extras-debuginfo]
>name=Fedora Extras $releasever - $basearch - Debug
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/$releas
>ever/$basearch/debug/ enabled=0
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-extras
>gpgcheck=1
>
>[extras-source]
>name=Fedora Extras $releasever - Source
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/$releas
>ever/SRPMS/ enabled=0
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-extras
>gpgcheck=1
>
>*************************************************************************
>*******
>
># cat /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-updates.repo
>[updates]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Updates
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/$
>releasever/$basearch/
> mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=updates-rele
>ased-$releasever&arch=$basearch enabled=1
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
>
>[updates-debuginfo]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Updates - Debug
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/$
>releasever/$basearch/debug/ enabled=0
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
>
>[updates-source]
>name=Fedora Core $releasever - Updates Source
>baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/$
>releasever/SRPMS/ enabled=0
>gpgcheck=1
>gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora

Thanks, that did seem to do it.  Much appreciated.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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