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Old 03-25-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
machineunreal
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no more package upgrades?


i just installed an old version of mandrake - 9.0. I cannot install anything i need to because apparentally the packages i have on a disk, are all outdated, so i go to "mandrake update", and after asking if it's ok to download a list of all available mirrors, i select one. Any one that i select an error comes up saying

"There was an error while adding the update mediun via urpmi. This may be do to a broken or temporary unavilable mirror, or when your Mandrake Linux version (9.0) is not yet / no more supported by Mandrake Linux Official Updates. Do you want to try another mirror?"

Is there still anysite on the net that will support updates for Mandrake 9.0? Is there a way to update without burning a new iso image and totally starting over? (I have no burner.)
 
Old 03-26-2005, 08:51 AM   #2
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easy urpmi
just get ready for a lot of dependency errors.
 
  


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