[Centos] yum issue
Benjamin J. Weiss
benjamin at birdvet.org
Thu Dec 23 13:36:41 UTC 2004
donavan nelson wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 09:41 -0500, William Warren wrote:
>>> I am trying to update a newly installed server and this is what i
>>> get when i yum update:
>>> Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
>>> Server: CentOS-3.3 - Addons
>>> retrygrab() failed for:
>>> Executing failover method
>>> failover: out of servers to try
>>> Error getting file
>> You should be able to open the above header.info file in your browser
>> from that machine ... can you?
> Also, wget or links could be tried if running on a text install.
>> It seems your network card is not working or you can't resolve the name
>> mirror.centos.org. I just checked and that is the correct path and file
>> name for update.
> Or your firewall is blocking http access, default gateway isn't set,
> there are a number of possibilities.
There was an issue yesterday with the header.nfo file. I know, because
when I ran an rsync in the middle of the day, I could no longer use my
local yum repo. I had to re-rsync about 30 minutes later, and then I
was able to install what I needed to.
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