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Old 11-06-2005, 01:55 AM   #1
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Unhappy Yum refuses to do anything


g'day folks,
ive been having some trouble with yum off late. it seems when i try anyhing related to yum, i just cannot get any responce from it. it always keeps giving me this particuliar output.

Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: livna-stable
failure: repodata/repomd.xml from livna-stable: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
Error: failure: repodata/repomd.xml from livna-stable: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

i was hoping to get this sorted out asap because i am trying desperately to get my ATI card installed and i need yum to do so. i thought "loki updates" may have something to do with it because i installed some software recently that installed loki updates and since then yum refuses to work. ive uninstalled the software but have no idea how to get rid of loki updates. any suggestions ?

thanx for your help.
 
Old 11-06-2005, 03:27 AM   #2
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replace yum.conf with the one from www.fedorafaq.org and try again.
 
Old 11-06-2005, 03:29 AM   #3
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i saw a very similar issue the other day with this "livna" repo... looks like it's ill.
 
Old 11-06-2005, 03:44 AM   #4
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I second that. . .the livna repos are down.
This means you should open up your /etc/yum.conf file, and comment out the livna repos.
There should be a way to not have yum fail just because one of the repos is down.
If there is I don't know it.
 
Old 11-06-2005, 04:05 AM   #5
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Waddaya know, you're right ... I did an update only yesterday and it went fine. Tried right now and nada.

Havn't seen anything official about this yet... confused people may be enlightened by the wiki:
http://fedoranews.org/mediawiki/inde...up_YUM_for_FC4
 
Old 11-06-2005, 02:43 PM   #6
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ok, it must be Linva cos i just re-installed FC4 twice and yum still dosnt work after i configure it !! any ideas how to get rid of linve ( that doesnt include re-installation :P )

another thing, ive been having trouble with linva for almost a week now, are us sure u were able to update yesterday "Simon Bridge" ??

thanx for ur advice folks
 
Old 11-06-2005, 03:08 PM   #7
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why get rid of it? just add a mirror, e.g. http://mirror.linuxquestions.org/pub.../i386/RPMS.lvn
 
Old 11-06-2005, 05:54 PM   #8
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some more:
http://livna.cat.pdx.edu/
http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/livna/
 
Old 11-07-2005, 02:00 AM   #9
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could you please explain how to implement these new livna repos. i put the link with some other stuff into my repo file and now yum gives me this output :

[root@localhost yum.repos.d]# yum install ati-fglrx kernel-module-fglrx-$(uname -r)
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
dries 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
updates-released 100% |=========================| 0 B 00:00
//var/cache/yum/updates-released/repomd.xml:1: parser error : Document is empty

^
//var/cache/yum/updates-released/repomd.xml:1: parser error : Start tag expected, '<' not found

^
Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: updates-released
Error importing repomd.xml from updates-released: Error: could not parse file //var/cache/yum/updates-released/repomd.xml
 
  


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