Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 04-27-2006, 09:23 AM   #1
Registered: Mar 2005
Posts: 124

Rep: Reputation: 15
yum configuration question - FC5

After a clean install of FC5 there is an issue with yum config. The issues relate to $releasever and $basearch. I believe $releasever is now correct with a symbolic link.

However $basearch is still not set. Where is this set? What is the correct contents for i386 FC5?

Thanks in advance,

Old 04-27-2006, 12:44 PM   #2
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: United States
Distribution: Fedora Core 7 and older, Knoppix, Ubuntu
Posts: 121

Rep: Reputation: 15
I have not tried a clean install (i did a yum upgrade) so I am not sure what to do. The webpage I usually go to for questions related to FC is He has notes on setting up FC5, the yum section is <a href="">here.</a>
If you are only using the default repositories I do not know what would be wrong. If the first several lines of fedora-XXXX.repo look like

name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch


name=Fedora Extras $releasever - $basearch

Someone on the forum may be able to help, as they are all FC users.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Updat FC4 to FC5 using Yum FreeIT Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 04-20-2006 09:40 AM
YUM repos in fc5 mbrown Linux - Software 1 04-07-2006 10:45 PM
How to install YUM for FC5 FireGunz Fedora 6 03-28-2006 08:20 AM
Upgrading to FC5 with yum deej_1977 Fedora - Installation 2 03-25-2006 09:35 AM
FC5 Upgrade and YUM m_w_green Linux - Software 4 03-23-2006 09:59 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration