Il mer, 2004-01-21 alle 02:39, Charles McColm ha scritto:
On Mon, 2004-01-19 at 21:02, scott wrote:
> When I try to use up2date it freezes up when trying to download
> updates? Sometimes it says that the gnu license is bad and asks to
> continue anyway. Anyone else have this problem? Is there a link where I
> could find an updated/fixed up2date rpm?
Scott are you using dialup by chance? I too have had problems with
up2date. My problem is a little different and only seems to happen with
larger downloads. (i.e. a kernel update)
My solution is to use the RHN-applet to discover what packages need to
be updated, then to use gftp to go to one of the Fedora Core mirror
sites and manually download the updates, then rpm -Uvh the updates. I
find it a whole lot faster!
I have similar problems ("..gnu license.." gpg signature error?, and
Maybe i'm wrong but I think it's a problem of the official servers which
are overloaded. I fix it by editing /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources and
adding mirror repository taken from
Now it works pretty well.
For example a part of my /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
I leave the lines which refer to the official servers (and i simply
don't check the relative channel when up2date shows the list)
and but i think that they could be commented if you want.