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Old 03-21-2006, 12:46 PM   #1
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my uprmi.update -a gives "retrieval of source hdlist (or synthesis) failed"

my console says the following:

[root@localhost shyam]# urpmi.update -a
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/synthesis.hdlist.Installation CD1 (cdrom1).cz]
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/synthesis.hdlist.Installation CD2 (cdrom2).cz]
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/synthesis.hdlist.Installation CD3 (cdrom3).cz]
retrieving source hdlist (or synthesis) of "update_source"...

...retrieving failed: curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 502
...retrieving failed: curl failed: exited with 22 or signal 0

retrieval of source hdlist (or synthesis) failed
no hdlist file found for medium "update_source"
examining synthesis file [/var/lib/urpmi/]
[root@localhost shyam]#

what is that should i do?
Old 03-21-2006, 01:40 PM   #2
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There could be a problem with the mirror you are using to get updates. Remove the update_source (urpmi.removemedia update_source) and then go to and setup a new update source.


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