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Old 09-07-2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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Why when I do the yum install something it always stuck


Why when I do the yum install something it always stuck at Parsing package install arguments? It is no response after that. Is that any wrong there?

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[root@localhost download]# yum install net-snmp-devel
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
http://ftp.twaren.net/Linux/Fedora/linux/extras/6/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
updates                   100% |=========================| 1.2 kB    00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 1.7 MB    06:32
################################################## 5211/5211
Parsing package install arguments
Thanks.
 
Old 09-07-2008, 12:30 PM   #2
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Try rebuilding your rpm database first.

Also run yum in verbose mode to see if any of your plugins are causing problems
 
Old 09-07-2008, 02:02 PM   #3
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Try rebuilding your rpm database first.
Why should he do that? And why first? And doesn't the urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution') exactly say what the problem is? DNS?
 
Old 09-07-2008, 04:00 PM   #4
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core 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
h??p://ftp.twaren.net/Linux/Fedora/linux/extras/6/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
you are using fedora 6 .6 is no longer supported it hit it's END OF LIFE last year .
and the error is because there is NO folder called "repodata" any longer on that server because it is NO LONGER supported
install fedora 8 or 9 ( 9 if your hardware will work with 9 )
 
Old 09-08-2008, 10:52 PM   #5
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you are using fedora 6 .6 is no longer supported it hit it's END OF LIFE last year .
and the error is because there is NO folder called "repodata" any longer on that server because it is NO LONGER supported
install fedora 8 or 9 ( 9 if your hardware will work with 9 )
But my other FC6 machine is not facing this kind of problem. So far all the yum install I did is successful. But all the yum install I did in this machine is always stuck at Parsing package install arguments.
 
Old 09-08-2008, 11:09 PM   #6
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the repo is pointing to a dead server .Copy the one from the working fedora 6 box and replace the ones on the not working fedoea 6 box
/etc/yum.repos.d/( fedora.repo,fedora-updates.repo,livna.repo) -- all of them--
 
Old 09-09-2008, 10:32 PM   #7
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Why should he do that? And why first? And doesn't the urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution') exactly say what the problem is? DNS?
Yes, that is right. I missed the line with 'local'.
 
  


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