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Old 08-21-2004, 07:57 AM   #1
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SuSE 9.1, YOU can't check for updates

Hi, I recently moved into an appartment complex where all the appartments are connected via ethernet to a DHCP server.
The internet connection is working fine, but Yast Online Update and the susewatcher are unable to check for updates.
How can I fix this? I don't think it's because of closed ports, because FTP works (doesn't YOU use FTP?), and apt4rpm (apt-get) also works just fine.
Old 08-21-2004, 09:42 AM   #2
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maybe too simple a sollution, but just in case: have you configures a resver for yast/YOU to look on?
Old 08-21-2004, 10:39 AM   #3
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Not sure if it's your problem. I'm running SuSE 9.0 and haven't been able to get YOU to check for updates in the last week. This has happened a number of times in the past, generally for a couple of days. Perhaps it's the group at SuSE that's shutting the link down periodically? How about others out there giving feedback?
Old 08-22-2004, 05:59 AM   #4
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Ugh. I feel like such a newbie... .... wait, I am a newbie! Your suggestion solved the problem, linmix. Appearently the FTP server I was using before doesn't provide SuSE anymore.

Thanks for your replies!


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