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Fedora Core 1 yum problem

Posted on 2004-09-12
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Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
retrygrab() failed for:
  http://fedora.redhat.com/releases/fedora-core-1/headers/header.info
  Executing failover method
failover: out of servers to try
Error getting file http://fedora.redhat.com/releases/fedora-core-1/headers/heade
r.info
[Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 403: Forbidden


My yum.conf looks like this.. It is egsactly the same as our other servers..
[main]
cachedir=/var/cache/yum
debuglevel=2
logfile=/var/log/yum.log
pkgpolicy=newest
distroverpkg=fedora-release
tolerant=1
exactarch=1

[base]
name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Base
baseurl=http://fedora.redhat.com/releases/fedora-core-$releasever

[updates-released]
name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Released Updates
baseurl=http://fedora.redhat.com/updates/released/fedora-core-$releasever

#[updates-testing]
#name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Unreleased Updates
#baseurl=http://fedora.redhat.com/updates/testing/fedora-core-$releasever
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Question by:master_chris
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I think you want to try using a different repository besides the one at fedora.redhat.com.  Theirs is the default that is set when you install the OS.  Therefore, it's so heavily used that all kinds of anomalous errors happen all the time.  Try pointing your yum.conf to a different mirror... preferrably one that is closer to your geographical location.

Mirrors aplenty...

http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html
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