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Old 10-09-2007, 12:13 AM   #1
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pirut error when running over proxy server?

I running pirut from Applications menu. After type password, I get error:
Component: pirut
Summary: TB8f5a3431 Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: livna. Please verify its path and try again

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 441, in <module>
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 434, in main
pm = PackageManager(options.config, options.onlyrepo)
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 61, in __init__
GraphicalYumBase.__init__(self, False, config)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 124, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 223, in reset
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 64, in doTsSetup
return self._getTs()
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 78, in _getTs
self._tsInfo.setDatabases(self.rpmdb, self.pkgSack)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 521, in <lambda>
pkgSack = property(fget=lambda self: self._getSacks(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 381, in _getSacks
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 239, in populateSack
sack.populate(repo, mdtype, callback, cacheonly)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 142, in populate
if self._check_db_version(repo, mydbtype):
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 199, in _check_db_version
if repo.repoXML.repoData.has_key(mdtype):
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 753, in <lambda>
repoXML = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepoXML(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 749, in _getRepoXML
raise Errors.RepoError, (msg)
RepoError: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: livna. Please verify its path and try again

Local variables in innermost frame:
msg: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: livna. Please verify its path and try again
self: livna
e: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from livna: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
I had checked path of repomd.xml file. It's, it still live

ps: before running yum, I had run:
yum clean all
yum clean metadata
rm -fr /var/cache/yum/*
Old 10-10-2007, 12:00 PM   #2
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uninstall livna from your system and reinstall the latest one from their website.
To find out the livna package name on your system type:
rpm -q --all | grep livna

type "yum erase packagenamehere"

I have Fedora 7 so I would type "yum erase livna-release-7-2"

Then install the correct version from livna's website. Or if you have Fedora 7 then you could just type:
rpm -Uhv

then try to run pirut and it should work. Let me know


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