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Old 03-17-2009, 07:17 AM   #1
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yum header/pidof yum problem

hi there , pls am havin a problem with initialising the yum simply tells me it cant gather header information files..and no pidof of yum ...please anyone could show me the correct /etc/yum.conf file for fedora10 distro....

big thanks..
Old 03-17-2009, 07:25 AM   #2
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Here you go, got this strait from my Fedora 10 (32bit) box at home and I didn't touch it myself so it should be the default:

#  This is the default, if you make this bigger yum won't see if the metadata
# is newer on the remote and so you'll "gain" the bandwidth of not having to
# download the new metadata and "pay" for it by yum not having correct
# information.
#  It is esp. important, to have correct metadata, for distributions like
# Fedora which don't keep old packages around. If you don't like this checking
# interupting your command line usage, it's much better to have something
# manually check the metadata once an hour (yum-updatesd will do this).
# metadata_expire=90m

# PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo
# in /etc/yum.repos.d
Old 03-18-2009, 10:11 AM   #3
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ok thanks
Old 03-24-2009, 08:54 AM   #4
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thannx for the response but i have a problem with eth0 networking...whenever i try telnet . it simply displays telnet: name or service unknown host name lookup failure

meaning i cant even browse the internet with firefox...

anticipating a response.....


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