[CentOS] Centos 5.2 yum check-update fails - repo change?

Dave Stevens geek at uniserve.com
Fri Dec 12 21:32:51 UTC 2008


On Friday 12 December 2008 12:31:47 pm Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Dave Stevens wrote on Fri, 12 Dec 2008 11:22:46 -0800:
> > Anyone know why this happens or what to do? I see the epel mirror has
> > changed
>
> No, the mirror for base changed.
>
> > Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
> > epel.
>
> It doesn't appear to mirror EPEL:
> ftp://ftp.muug.mb.ca/mirror/
> You have likely hardcoded this.
>
> Kai

Thanks, but I only partly understand. here is the (part) yum.conf

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[admin at cserver etc]$ cd yum.repos.d
[admin at cserver yum.repos.d]$ ls
CentOS-Base.repo   epel.repo          virtualmin.repo
CentOS-Media.repo  epel-testing.repo
[admin at cserver yum.repos.d]$ ls -al
total 44
drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4096 Dec  9 23:16 .
drwxr-xr-x 115 root root 12288 Dec 11 21:40 ..
-rw-r--r--   1 root root  2049 Jun 19 06:48 CentOS-Base.repo
-rw-r--r--   1 root root   626 Jun 19 06:48 CentOS-Media.repo
-rw-r--r--   1 root root   954 Apr 25  2008 epel.repo
-rw-r--r--   1 root root  1054 Apr 25  2008 epel-testing.repo
-rwsr-sr-x   1 root root   410 Jul 19  2007 virtualmin.repo
[admin at cserver yum.repos.d]$ cat epel.repo
[epel]
name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 5 - $basearch
#baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/$basearch
mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=epel-5&arch=$basearch
failovermethod=priority
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL



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