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It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. So, f9 is out in a few months. The original question concerned installing from the disk. Let me get this straight: You added the 20GB hd after installing both XP and FC5 and now the machine won't boot at all? check my blog

People should realize that GNU/Linux distros have a rapid rollover - for fedora, it is 6-8 months to the next release. All rights reserved. Jalal Hajigholamali replied Apr 8, 2012 Hi, this is seem network problem or yum server's configuration file is maybe wrong i think yum problem... How to give Proxy setting in yum.conf file Help me....... http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=117705

It won't boot because it's files were written when it was hda. You're now being signed in. R.Suresh India Reply With Quote $spacer_open $spacer_close 02-22-2008 #4 daark.child View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Blackfooted Penguin Join Date Apr 2006 Location West Yorks Posts 4,393 If I must modify the yum configuration file /etc/yum.conf.[main]cachedir=/var/cache/yumkeepcache=1debuglevel=2logfile=/var/log/yum.logexactarch=1obsoletes=1gpgcheck=1plugins=1metadata_expire=1800proxy= must see the following:When the XFCE is in the list, Add/Remove Software can install the packages from DVD directly even I unplug the

Hopefully, sometime soon I will get a better internet connection, but in the meantime I will take your advise and try to make it work this way. With both Package manager and Package updater I get the above message. All rights reserved. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.

Repository Manager show's CentOS-5 - Addons mirror list as :http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=5 ... This could be caused by not having a network connection available." I don't really care for the updates, but the package manager says the same thing, which keeps me from installing That's the key here. http://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=26570 yum update'ing in the terminal results in " # yum update Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories dries [1/6] macromedia [2/6] http://sluglug.ucsc.edu/macromedia/r...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: < urlopen

This time pay attention to proper partitioning during install. The time now is 04:00 AM. Simon Bridge View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit Simon Bridge's homepage! Find all posts by markjensen #6 1st August 2006, 09:12 AM h3rman Offline Registered User Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Rotterdam Posts: 17 Hi, I managed to solve

Find More Posts by Simon Bridge 03-25-2008, 03:18 AM #9 jschlesi LQ Newbie Registered: Oct 2006 Location: Brookline, MA, USA Distribution: Fedora C5 Posts: 11 Rep: It's what I This machine has a Athlon800, 256MB RAM, Matrox GPU, a 48x CD-ROM drive and a brand new 80GB HD from Western Digital. how? It may be that XP continued to boot for a while but I was not done. (A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is

It's usually tolerable to install every second release of fedora. http://popupjammer.com/error-unable/error-unable-to-retrieve-catalogs-from-the-apple-server.html I wanted to have dual boot system with Windows XP on 50 Gigs FC5 on some more, say 50 Gigs and the rest to spare. When that happens, f7 will become obsolete. Then I get the error messages: 'Unable to retrieve software information' or 'Unable to retrieve update information'.

That must be why I get the "Unable to retrieve software information" message. Register All Albums FAQ Today's Posts Search Installation, Upgrades and Live Media Help with Installation, FedUp & Live Media (Live CD, USB, DVD) problems. But I still get the same errors.

A The lack of an internet connection is the reason for these messages. http://popupjammer.com/error-unable/error-unable-to-get-smbios-gpnv-information.html Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving...

Last edited by pobbz; 03-25-2008 at 06:47 AM. Join this group Popular White Paper On This Topic The Six Questions Every IT Leader Needs to Ask 3Replies Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this Roger in Iowa View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Roger in Iowa 12-06-2006, 12:03 PM #4 sn68 Member Registered:

It will download something from Fedora site.And then,modify one line as shown below:[fedora]name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-$releasever&arch=$basearchbaseurl=file:///media/Fedora%207%20i386%20DVD/enabled=1gpgcheck=1gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY[fedora-debuginfo]name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Debug#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/debug/mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=fedora-debug-$releasever&arch=$basearchenabled=0gpgcheck=1gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEYmodify the fedora-updates.repo file[updates]name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Updates#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/updates/$releasever/$basearch/mirrorlist=http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=updates-released-f$releasever&arch=$basearchenabled=0gpgcheck=1gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedoraIt

Now the question: How does one create a repo for FC5 dvd? After this, I'm able to get out through the internetusing my browser. BIOS won't be able to find the bootloader - boot fails. Toolbox.com is not affiliated with or endorsed by any company listed at this site.

JavaScript tarayıcınızda etkin olmadığı için bu dosya açılamıyor. PCMag Digital Group AdChoices unused [Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index] Re: FC5: Unable to retrieve software information From: "Crile Doscher" More about the author Mohammad hadi Kianersi replied Apr 8, 2012 Hi, you can add repository from other databse "eple , centos , ..." and aftyer you can use add remove software or yum Top

Home | Invite Peers | More Linux Groups Your account is ready. The previous release is supported until the next new release, then it is abandoned. Thanks for the response. Apparently this repository didn't work, and then blocked the rest, which is something I wouldn't know how it happens, since it worked first.

Home Forums Posting Rules Linux Help & Resources Fedora Set-Up Guides Fedora Magazine Ask Fedora Fedora Project Fedora Project Links The Fedora Project Get Fedora F23 Release Notes F24 Release Notes For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Join Us! Quote: Originally Posted by pobbz Let me get this straight: You added the 20GB hd after installing both XP and FC5 and now the machine won't boot at all?

jschlesi View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Find More Posts by jschlesi 03-25-2008, 05:20 AM #10 pobbz LQ Newbie and vmware gets totally isolated from the host OS. Technically, we want fdisk -l output to determine exactly what your partition scheme is. Quote: Originally Posted by pobbz Just out of curiosity, why do you want to use FC5?

When I first installed the 20 gig hard drive as the secondary HD it would not boot (using GRUB) but the 250 gig XP and FC5 primary HD would boot. Anyone aware of fixes or workarounds to this? > > Thanks in advance. > > I'm also running FC5 in a VM...but not seeing the problem you describe. > However, it