[Yum] Fresh OS Install - YUM errors?

Konstantin Riabitsev icon at linux.duke.edu
Fri Dec 5 18:27:51 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 12:07, pault at otable.com wrote:
> After many lines of:
>       "getting  /var/cache/yum/base/headers/....."
> I get :
>       "IOError: [Errno 104] Connection reset by peer
>       "URL:
> http://ftp.yellowdoglinux.com/pub/yellowdog/yum/3.0/RPMS.main/headers/rarpd-0-ss981107-12.ppc.hdr"
> Can anyone explain this

This is a network error -- nothing really to do with yum. Something
between you and the ydl server resets the connection. Make sure you're
not sharing an IP with some other machine on your network -- that is a
common cause of this.

Konstantin ("Icon") Riabitsev
Duke Physics Sysadmin, RHCE
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