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Old 11-08-2005, 10:52 AM   #1
sdrinkwater
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up2date not working on new install


Hello,
I have a FC4 box that refuses to run up2date no matter what I try. The error I am getting is ....

An error has occurred:
yum.Errors.RepoError
See /var/log/up2date for more information

the error log is -->

[Tue Nov 8 10:37:36 2005] up2date File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 1265, in ?
sys.exit(main() or 0)
File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 328, in main
sources = sourcesConfig.getSources()
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/sourcesConfig.py", line 263, in getSources
scfg = SourcesConfigFile(filename="/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources")
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/sourcesConfig.py", line 42, in __init__
self.load()
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/sourcesConfig.py", line 85, in load
self.parseRepomd(line)
File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/sourcesConfig.py", line 229, in parseRepomd
repo.baseurlSetup()
File "repos.py", line 544, in baseurlSetup
File "repos.py", line 427, in check

I also tried up2date --configure to see if there was a option to change no luck.

Shane
 
Old 11-08-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
WhatsHisName
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Due to difficulties with up2date, most people using FC4 have moved to yum for updating/installation.

See: http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/

Your FC4 system is preconfigured to use yum and you can update it by running:

yum update

If you want to install a GUI interface to yum, run:

yum install yumex
 
Old 11-08-2005, 02:07 PM   #3
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Yum makes up2date look like a joke. Yumex might be a little slow but it's a great little program.
 
  


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