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Old 12-29-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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can't update scientific linux, and ping, nslookup not working as well

i tried to update my scientific linux and i am getting the following

yum update
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Determining fastest mirrors
* sl:
* sl-security: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 6 - "Couldn't resolve host ''"
Trying other mirror.

and ping, nslookup also not working. I can ping my network gateway. but can't ping or any other ip address external to my proxy

Please help me with this problem
Old 12-29-2012, 03:38 PM   #2
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my ifconfig info is

# ifconfig
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:46 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:46 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:3894 (3.8 KiB) TX bytes:3894 (3.8 KiB)

p2p1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:25:64:48:1C:F8
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::225:64ff:fe48:1cf8/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:33943 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:20310 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:24455882 (23.3 MiB) TX bytes:3257169 (3.1 MiB)


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