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I'm trying to check if there are any available Apache updates to install on a brand new web server running Fedora 5, but when I enter the following command:
yum check-update httpd
I get the following error:
[root@ren-production ~]# yum check-update httpd
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up repositories
core                                                                 [1/3]
Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core
[root@ren-production ~]#

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by:horalia
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By the way, the box does connect to the Internet.
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ygoutham earned 250 total points
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your repos listing in  files in /etc/yum.repos.d/ is not valid or pointing to a repository which is not available any more.

edit the file to see if the url given there is accessible over internet

this is my file

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[core]
name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch
#baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasever/$basearch/os/
mirrorlist=http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors/fedora-core-$releasever
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
                                                                               
[core-debuginfo]
name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Debug
baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasever/$basearch/debug/
enabled=0
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY
                                                                               
[core-source]
name=Fedora Core $releasever - Source
baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasever/source/SRPMS/
enabled=0
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY


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by:gharnett
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by:horalia
ID: 17804293
Could this be happening because the fedora web site is down?
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by:horalia
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I just checked the files in yum.repos.d and they all point to the main fedora web page. Is there any other place where I can get the updates or do I have to wait for the site to come back up?
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by:horalia
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I found this solution at a Linux forum site. I followed the instructions detailed below, removed the repos on yum.repos.d (copies them to another file, of course) and I'm now able to run yum without any errors. I wasn't able to Add/Remove Software.

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To use CD/DVD as repository

create a .repo file as shown below in /etc/yum.repos.d/
Sample: /etc/yum.repos.d/installcd.repo
#
[installcd]
name=Fedora Core 5 Installation DVD
baseurl=file:///media/disk
enabled=1
gpgkey=file:///media/disk/RPM-GPG-KEY
gpgcheck=1

# baseurl : give the path where the repodata folder exists on CD
# gpgkey : give path of folder on CD where RPM-GPG-KEY exists
#

In case no internet connection is available then disable rest of the repos and one should be able to install from CD only.
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I'll award the points to ygoutham since his suggestions of checking the repos dawned on me that this was not working with the fedora site being down. Still very much a newbie in this area.......
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