[CentOS] yum update fails for 5.6

Mon Nov 7 16:45:34 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Vreme: 11/07/2011 05:35 PM, Alex piše:
> google for "centos error performing checksum" refers to createrepo but of
> course "yum install createrepo" also fails and the instructions appear to be
> overkill.  Is there a "simple" soultion?
> rhel-src/primary                                                                                      |
> 1.1 MB     00:02
> ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/repodata/primary.xml.gz:
> [Errno -3] Error performing checksum
> Trying other mirror.
> Error: failure: repodata/primary.xml.gz from rhel-src: [Errno 256] No more
> mirrors to try.

Your problem is that rhel-src repo is not available.

Workaround is to run:

"yum update --disablerepo=rhel-src"

until you disable rhel-src in /etc/yum.repos.d/ file


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