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Old 02-25-2008, 12:33 AM   #1
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Unhappy please help


im new to redhat 5 enterprise
while viewing the http://freshrpms.net/ web page, i downloaded and installed some rpm package. it is named "freshrpms-release-1.1-1.fc.noarch.rpm"
after i installed it my panel shows that my computer is not receiving the updates. i dont know what to do.
i had also recently installed "ogle" dvd player
finally now im unable to even open the "add/remove software","software updater". it shows that retriving software information and finally shows that due to non presence of network unable to open
when i look in to the details it shows that "Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: freshrpms"

i need help.
please, any one help me.
[the link location of the "freshrpms-release-1.1-1.fc.noarch.rpm" i installed is http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrp....fc.noarch.rpm
please please some one help me.
thanking you in advance for helping me.

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Old 02-25-2008, 12:50 AM   #2
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Well, for a start I believe fc => fedora core, which is not exactly the same as RHEL ...
 
Old 02-25-2008, 05:04 AM   #3
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it shows that retrieving software information and finally shows that due to non presence of network unable to open
when i look in to the details it shows that "Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: freshrpms"
- If you list the packages contents with 'rpm -ql freshrpms-release' you will see it has added a configuration file for the repository: /etc/yum.repos.d/freshrpms.repo. If you look at the file (plain text) you will see the "baseurl" directive is commented out and it is enabled ("enabled = 1"). You can either test by uncommenting the baseurl directive or disable using this repo by setting enabled to 0.
- Yum relies on a working network connection so if you have any network connection problems you should fix those first.
- While not a best practice a lot of times it *is* possible to mix Fedora and EL packages. I suggest you use the RPMForge repo (http://dag.wieers.com/packages/rpmforge-release) instead because it carries EL5 packages.


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Well, for a start I believe fc => fedora core, which is not exactly the same as RHEL ...
So, what's your advice to him then?
 
Old 02-26-2008, 03:39 AM   #4
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Cool thanx

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Well, for a start I believe fc => fedora core, which is not exactly the same as RHEL ...
thanx a lot for ur advice. but im so tightly restricted with the redhat.
i dont have any permissions to change the OS.
more over i even dont know how to install the OS.

how ever thanks for ur advice.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 03:41 AM   #5
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[QUOTE=unSpawn;3068928]- If you list the packages contents with 'rpm -ql freshrpms-release' you will see it has added a configuration file for the repository: /etc/yum.repos.d/freshrpms.repo. If you look at the file (plain text) you will see the "baseurl" directive is commented out and it is enabled ("enabled = 1"). You can either test by uncommenting the baseurl directive or disable using this repo by setting enabled to 0.
- Yum relies on a working network connection so if you have any network connection problems you should fix those first.
- While not a best practice a lot of times it *is* possible to mix Fedora and EL packages. I suggest you use the RPMForge repo (http://dag.wieers.com/packages/rpmforge-release) instead because it carries EL5 packages.








Thanx a lot for ur advice. Finally now im able to try to install other rpm packages. And from an hour my computer is not showing any warnings like ur system is not receiving any updates.
thanx a lot for ur help
 
Old 02-26-2008, 10:58 AM   #6
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Since RHEL is commercial, shouldn't you be able to call support for this kind of thing?
 
  


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