[CentOS] Problem with Yum on CentOS 5.4

Joshua Gimer jgimer at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 11:26:41 UTC 2009

Could you please post the full output of the yum update? Also, are you using
any additional yum repos outside of the default centos repo or any plugins?


On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 12:29 AM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently downloaded and burned the 5.4 DVD ISO. All my machines are
> now running 5.4, but these are installs I performed with 5.0, 5.1, 5.2
> etc. and then progressively upgraded. Now I had to use 5.4 because a
> friend's laptop, a brandnew Fujitsu Esprimo Mobile, refuses to boot
> anything under 5.4.
> After a fresh install of the base system, first thing I do is 'yum
> update' with the default setup... only this time, nothing happens. I
> stays about a minute or two on 'Determining fastest mirror'... and then
> tells me :
> "Could not retrieve mirrorlist..."
> On the other hand, 'yum update' on all the other installs (from older
> CentOS disks) works correctly.
> What's wrong?
> Niki
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Joshua Gimer
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