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Re: [suse-security] YOU using local network mirror

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 09:51:19PM -0400, SuSE eMail Collector wrote:
> Folks:
> I have given up on YOU mirror selection
> in 10.1 and have begun mirroring
> ".../update/10.1" locally.
> 1)    YOU no longer provides any control (that I can find)
>    for user selection of the remote mirror in the setup or
>    configuration menus.

You can change it in the YAST Installation Source dialog.
> 2)  After a fresh default install on both AMD64 and x86 systems,
>    YOU fails and reports that no updates are available after
>    configuring with a valid mirror site. 

What sources did you add exactly?

> 3)    Update attempts with command line tools and
>    with ZEN all fail with complaints about dependency errors.
>    The errors cite dependency faults for "zmd-restart" that
>    block all updates.

This means that at the least the libzypp patch is visible
to your update stack...

> Network and DNS  operate correctly during the failures.
> After I  add the local network address of my mirror
> to "Installation Sources"  it takes 3 cycles with
> YOU to get a full set of patches applied.

This is correct and expected.

> This is not what I expected from 10.1 and SuSE.

It will work better after this 3 cycle update stack update.

Ciao, Marcus

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