[CentOS] Re: Unable to access mirrors

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jun 21 20:26:57 UTC 2007

Ron Dyck spake the following on 6/21/2007 1:01 PM:
> Just did a fresh install of CentOS 5 x86_64 on a vmware virtual box.
> Have done this successfully in the past but now run into problems with
> yum and perl CPAN.
> The error I get:
> http://centos.arcticnetwork.ca/5.0/os/x86_64/repodata/primary.xml.gz:
> [Errno 12] Timeout: <urlopen error timed out>
> Trying other mirror.
> continues until it runs out of mirrors.
> I'm able to access everything, ie: ping google.com <http://google.com>
> lynx google.com <http://google.com> is fine.
> I've tried halting iptables (I'm behind router) all to no avail. 
> Any help would be appreciated.
> ron
Did you set up DNS entries during the install?
Or did you install caching nameserver and not start it?


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