[CentOS] yum list updates error

Mon Oct 18 08:53:26 UTC 2010
Theo Band <theo.band at greenpeak.com>

 On 10/16/2010 08:51 AM, Ritika Garg wrote:
> Before doing "yum update" on system which has CentOS5.3, I gave "yum
> list updates" but the following message comes:
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
> Determining fastest mirrors
> Could not retrieve mirrorlist
> http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=5&arch=x86_64&repo=os
> <http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=5&arch=x86_64&repo=os> error was
> [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (110, 'Connection timed out')>
> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base
You can just give a yum update. Before any update starts you are asked
for a confirmation.
If network connection is not the problem, try a "yum clean all" and try
to update again.