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I had some problems with my Fedora Core 3 installation some time ago. I've only just now been able to get back to it. I found out that I had to get a static IP set up, which I did. So I put this information into the install. Then I tried to do yum update, and I got a message saying that it could not find a valid baseurl for repo: base, which was the message I got before. I tried to access /etc/resolv.conf, and I was denied access, and I am logged in as the root user!
Can someone help me out on this? Thanks,
but it did not work. I typed su then <Enter>, then my root password. I got a message saying command not found. I tried pico and got the same message. Am I doing something wrong, or is there something else to try?
I am in the root. I logged in as the root user. I tried su again just now, specifying that I want to go to the root directory, and the prompt showed that I am in the root, but I am still being denied access to /etc/resolv.conf. I can't figure it out! I am sure that this is the reason why yum and wget will not work, because I am sure that my network settings are correct.
Just curious about why you need to edit resolv.conf. The only information in here is usually a nameserver entry and search entry, which should have been generated automatically during the install.
If yum is not working, it sounds like you need to edit yum.conf, not resolv.conf.