I am having issues with yum, and think I have traced the issue back to what I can and cannot ping. When I try:
[dwilson@localhost etc]$ ping mirrors.fedoraproject.org
PING fpserv.linux.duke.edu (126.96.36.199) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from mirrors.fedoraproject.org (188.8.131.52): icmp_seq=1 ttl=52 time=105 ms
Which works all fine and dandy. However, when I add the http://,
[dwilson@localhost etc]$ ping http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org
ping: unknown host http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org
Both URLs open fine in FireFox. When I try with nslookup with both:
[dwilson@localhost etc]$ nslookup http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org
** server can't find http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org:
[dwilson@localhost etc]$ nslookup mirrors.fedoraproject.org
I can provide any needed information for resolution, but I am pretty rusty on my linuxing, it has been years, so explicit instructions are helpful.
Thank you kindly in advance for your attention in this matter.