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Old 12-19-2007, 07:45 AM   #1
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yum + Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: update


I have installed RHEL- 4 but i am having a problem with yum, it is giving me the following error -

Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-2, 'Name or service not known')>
Trying other mirror.
Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: update
failure: repodata/repomd.xml from update: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
Error: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from update: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

The Base repository for it is as follows in the

name=Oracle-$releasever - Base

The internet connection on the machine is perfect, but when i try and open the link in a browser it gives me

The requested URL could not be retrieved

Is there an other set of mirros that can be used for RHEL-4 for yum updates.

Thanks for the help in advance
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