On 07/28/16 12:31, John R Pierce wrote: > On 7/27/2016 11:36 PM, geo.inbox.ignored wrote: >> when i am trying something new, as i am now, i like to pull files so >> i have them local. saves going back online if i mess something up and >> have need again. > > then, ideally, pull down a copy of the whole '7/*/i386/' tree of the > altarch respository, and put it on a local http file server, then you > can point the CentOS-*.repo's directly to that and yum will fetch from > this local repo. > ===> being 'frugal', yet a short step of 'gung ho', i am saving pages i have already logged and some of the linked pages. if while reading a page and i need to read a page i do not have, i am back at site pulling that page and it's links. after a few more trips to site, i just may well have the whole all of 7 32 bit. my current count sites that i have pulled is over 250. when i get my new 'playstation' boxen, this one will become my 'local web server'. then i will have to figure out how to run a bot to keep it updated. ;=) while i am at it, please allow me to pick your brain so i can refresh my forgetful chemo brain. after the 7-32 fiasco, in attempt to recover grub boot, i booted 6.8 install disk in rescue mode, when in sh, ran chroot /mnt/sysimage. there is where chemo brain filed. what is command to restore boot to 6.8 install. it has been a very long time when last had need. now when i do, recall fails me. -- peace out. -+- Tired of having your microsoft os hacked? Change to Linux os, used by microsoft hackers. -+- in a world with out fences, who needs gates. -+- CentOS GNU/Linux 6.8 tc,hago. g .