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Old 02-06-2005, 03:11 PM   #1
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yast2 online update error


hello all

I'm getting the message "Could not write server list to disk" when i run Yast2 online update.

help?

PS:

Yes, i have Internet access working properly
 
Old 02-06-2005, 03:13 PM   #2
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You have no disk space left.

Type "df" for a big suprise.
 
Old 02-06-2005, 03:32 PM   #3
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Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hdb3 5526160 2282620 3243540 42% /


i guess i have
 
Old 02-06-2005, 03:43 PM   #4
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As root, type "init 3"
type "yast"
Goto the online update
choose the chicago mirror
try again.
 
Old 02-06-2005, 03:49 PM   #5
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same error via console
 
Old 02-06-2005, 03:57 PM   #6
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Add a new server via yast,

ftp://mirror.mcs.anl.gov/pub/suse/

Make sure under :
/etc/sysconfig/onlineupdate

You have:
YAST2_LOADFTPSERVER="yes"

Try again.
 
Old 02-06-2005, 04:16 PM   #7
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it's working now! thanks

btw there any place where i can get a server list, i dlike to try to find one near me
 
Old 02-06-2005, 10:31 PM   #8
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This maybe helpful

http://www.novell.com/products/linux...t_mirrors.html
 
  


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