[CentOS] Network guru please help: baffled by missing file

Fri Jul 17 23:50:37 UTC 2009
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Robert Spangler wrote:

> On Friday 17 July 2009 08:14, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>  The mirrorlist entry in my Fedora-11 /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-update.repo
>>  reads:
>> mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=updates-
>>- f$releasever&arch=$basearch
>>  As far as I can see, this means that yum is looking for
>>  the file metalink at mirrors.fedoraproject.org ?
>>  If I try "sudo yum update" I get:
> Why would you want to link to Fedora's Repo's?
> So you can have an unstalbe Centos box?

My server is running under CentOS-5.3 .
My laptop is running under Fedora-11.

Actually, I do use the EPEL repository on the server,
and this uses the same fedoraproject site,
so the same problem arises there.

Timothy Murphy  
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