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hi, i haven't done it myself yet but i got this info in an email and
thought it may be of assistance concerning fedora updates.  eric.

"Just in case people haven't bottomed out all the threads in which this
is mentioned, the Fedora Core 1 yum (+ up2date) repositories shipped
with FC1 are not working.  This is most likely due to a web server
misconfiguration on

So you will get "File not found" errors when using the RHN applet,
up2date, and/or yum.  You can do one of two things:

1) EASIEST: wait until the problem is fixed (see  You can
do this if you don't want to install any new software in the next 24
hours (or however long it takes to fix the problem).  YOu can ignore any

2) SLIGHTLY HARDER: change your /etc/yum.conf and
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources.list to these two files temporarily:

Of course, you can also perform substitutions by hand to your
/etc/yum.conf and sources.list files; check out the above two links for

gboyce at wrote:
| On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Stephen Adler wrote:
|>Does anyone know or have some comments on how Fedora users are
|>supposed to deal with the updates? I've heard stuff about yum,
|>but I'm not familiar with it.
| "yum update" should in theory be the method I believe.  I know that for a
| while I was using yum install to install new packages.
| The past few days, it stopped working though with a 404 error.  It
| they moved the repository.  They havent' released a new yum package with
| the new path built in either, and I haven't spent enough time figuring
| the appropriate path to change it to.

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