[Yum] yum v2.4.1 problem

Alexander J. Marsh ajmarsh at umich.edu
Thu Apr 27 15:27:14 UTC 2006

Sure thing it's the default FC4 fedora-updates.repo

name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Released Updates


seth vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 11:19 -0400, Alexander J. Marsh wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am having a strange problem with yum on one of my fedora core 4 boxes. 
>>   When I try to update my box with yum I encounter the following error.
>> # yum update
>> Setting up Update Process
>> Setting up repositories
>> Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: updates-released
>> Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: updates-released
>> The first thing I checked was the network settings on the box.  All is 
>> well there for example the command "host download.fedora.redhat.com" 
>> works just fine.  There are 20 other identically configured FC4 boxes on 
>> this same network and they can all update via yum currently.
>> I have been over the config files with a fine tooth comb but yum.conf 
>> and my various yum.repos files are identical to those of working boxes. 
>> They are also unmodified standard FC4 yum config files.
>> I tried "yum clean all" but that didn't help either.
>> I'm pretty stumped here.  Thanks in advance for any light you can shed 
>> on this subject.
> could you attache the .repo file in question? :)
> -sv
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