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Old 08-04-2006, 02:08 AM   #1
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Mandriva URPMI problem


This is the second time I have been stuck at this place while installing/conifguring a linux distro. I am to the point where I am setting up my server (Mandriva 2006 Free) and trying to configure URPMI. I am using the command:
urpmi.addmedia --update updates ftp://ftp.phys.ttu.edu/pub/MandrivaL.../main_updates/ with media_info/hdlist.cz

thats one of my commands I also have one for main and contrib. Anyway, I always get unable to update medium. And it wont let me run it. For example this time it says:

..retrieveing failed: curl: (6) Couldn't resolve host 'mirror.umr.edu'

The host is up. I have looked through my ifcfg-eth0 file and everything looks fine. I dont know what else to try. Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 08-04-2006, 02:28 AM   #2
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I got it working. Using the dhclient command.
 
  


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