[CentOS] New administrator and upgrading systems

Mathew S. McCarrell mccarrms at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 02:34:21 UTC 2009


On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 9:23 PM, Yves Bellefeuille <yan at storm.ca> wrote:

> On Wednesday 21 October 2009 21:16, Mathew S. McCarrell wrote:
>
> > That is a bit strange.  I would have expected the links to be
> > http://server/centos/*5*/blahblah instead of having 5.3. Is
> > your /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo still the original version or
> > has someone customized it to look at 5.3 specifically?
>
> /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo has this:
>
> #released updates
> [updates]
> name=CentOS-$releasever - Updates
> mirrorlist=
> http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=updates
> #baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/updates/$basearch/
> gpgcheck=1
> enabled=1
> priority=1
> gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-5<http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=updates%0A#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/updates/$basearch/%0Agpgcheck=1%0Aenabled=1%0Apriority=1%0Agpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-5>
>
> But anyway /var/cache/yum/updates/mirrorlist.txt finally got updated and
> the problem has been solved. I'm still wondering why I couldn't update
> the file in the first place, though.
>

Glad to hear it resolved itself automatically.  It probably just has
something to do with you trying to update so close to the official release
time.

Matt

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Mathew S. McCarrell
Clarkson University '10

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