urpmi]# urpmi.addmedia --update updates ftp://ftp.rediris.es/pub/linux/dist...dates/9.1/RPMS/ with ../base/hdlist.cz
unable to take medium "Updates for Mandrake Linux 9.1 (ftp1u)" into account as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Updates for Mandrake Linux 9.1 (ftp1u)] exists
added medium updates
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/synthesis.hdlist.plf.cz]
retrieving description file of "updates"...
retrieving source hdlist (or synthesis) of "updates"...
...retrieving failed: curl failed: exited with 9 or signal 0
retrieve of source hdlist (or synthesis) failed
no hdlist file found for medium "updates"
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/synthesis.hdlist.updates.cz]
problem reading synthesis file of medium "updates"
unable to update medium "updates"
"To add your install CDs, mount CD then add, ..."
All this started when I was trying to stop it demanding the CD every time I did something. The computer is remotely administered and has a broadband connection so it seemed sensible to use FTP. I am begiining to regret that