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Thread: Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman

  1. #1
    joseph85750 NNTP User

    Default Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman


    So far I love Suse 11.1! However, today when updating some dvd
    utilities, I kept getting dozens of errors from the packman repository:


    Error
    Download failed:
    File: './suse/i586/libmpeg2-0-0.5.1-0.pm.2.i586.rpm' not found on
    medium 'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/'



    'Index of /pub/packman/suse/11.1'
    (http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/)


    File './suse/i586/libmpeg2-0-0.5.1-0.pm.2.i586.rpm' not found on medium
    'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/'

    File './suse/i586/libxvidcore4-1.2.1-0.pm.0.i586.rpm' not found on
    medium 'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/'

    File './suse/i586/libtwolame0-0.3.12-0.pm.1.i586.rpm' not found on
    medium 'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/'

    File './suse/i686/libfame1-0.9.1-0.pm.9.i686.rpm' not found on medium
    'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/'

    It appears to be up. Is it just not updated yet with current packages?


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  2. #2
    joseph85750 NNTP User

    Default Re: Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman


    It looks like the URL has an extra 'suse' in there. If I go to 'Index
    of /pub/packman/suse/11.1' (http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/)
    , I see the i586 directory, and not a 'suse' directory.

    Is there some path I could update to fix this?


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    mattm3a NNTP User

    Default Re: Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman


    I think packman just isn't up to date yet. Hopefully this will be
    corrected in the next couple days.


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    joseph85750 NNTP User

    Default Re: Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman


    Isn't anyone else seeing this problem?
    I can't seem to find where/why my package updater is inserting an extra
    'suse' in the fetch string. My other repositories work fine.

    When my updater tries to get a packman repository file, it would try to
    get (ie):

    'http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/suse/i586/libmpeg2-0-0.5.1-0.pm.2.i586.rpm'

    My packman repository URL is
    "http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/"


    For some reason, the file fetch string prepends a 'suse' to the front
    of the path before i586. I tried using command line zypper, but that
    didn't seem to help either.


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  5. #5
    joseph85750 NNTP User

    Default Re: Yast on Suse 11.1 - problem with packman


    A few minutes after my last post, I found the fix which worked for me.
    I had to add a new packman repository, and delete the default one.
    Steps were:

    # zypper addrepo --repo
    http://packman.mirrors.skynet.be/pub...1/Packman.repo

    Then go into the repository manager and delete the old packman
    "http://ftp.skynet.be/pub/packman/suse/11.1/" repository. All is
    working great now.


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