jtj and Eero, thank you for replying. please excuse delay in replying. see *additions* at end. On 07/14/2016 03:40 AM, Eero Volotinen wrote: > 2016-07-14 11:36 GMT+03:00 Jose Maria Terry Jimenez <jtj at tssystems.net>: >> El 14/7/16 a las 9:01, ge lignored escribió: >> >>> greetings to one and all. >>> >>> a new iso burn w/ centos 6.8 failed to boot on a 686 32 bit mid tower box, >>> but will boot a 32 bit laptop, so i dropped back to 6.7 which did boot. >>> >>> after install with centos 6.7, attempt to upgrade fails with 'repolist 0'. >>> >>> all desire repo files have enable = 1. >>> >>> searched thru past 4 yrs of personal archives, nothing found related to >>> 'repolist 0'. >>> >>> ran web search for 'repolist 0' and 'repolist = 0' with all hits related >>> to repo files having 'enable = 0'. >>> >>> any suggestions/ideas/clues as to solution of problem greatly appreciated. >>> >>> >> Hello >> >> Never seen this but i'd try >> >> yum repolist all >> fails with 'repolist: 0'. >> Lists the enabled repos? >> fails with 'repolist: 0'. >> Did you tried >> >> yum clean all >> >> Before the upgrade? >> fails with 'repolist: 0' >> I think this happens in RHEL if you have no active suscription, but not >> applicable to CentOS. >> do not have rhel installed so can not test. > You can also add yum -v or -vv to debug issue more. > > Eero > both fail with 'repolist: 0'. *additions* made a file by file comparison between 2 systems of yum directories, both have same files. i did not go thru /lib and /var files. side-note: tried to add this gmail account to thunderbird, ran into problems with gmail. next replies may be with a diff account setup using thunderbird. jtj and Eero, i thank you again for replying. much appreciated. -- peace out. CentOS GNU/Linux 6.8 tc,hago. g .