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  1. #1

    Installing Cobbler on Centos-5.8

    Hey all,
    I am having difficulty installing cobbler on my centos5.8 i386 machine.
    I keep reading that i need to update the yum repos or run this command:
    rpm -Uvh hxxp://
    Unfortunately when I run that command, I get the following output:

    Retrieving hxxp://
    error: skipping hxxp:// - transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error
    I have tried adding to the repo:
    vi /etc/yum.repos.d/extras.repo
    which has the following:
    name = extra repository for enterprise linux
    baseurl = hxxp://
    enabled = 1
    gpgcheck = 0
    Please let me know what I need to change. Btw I have deliberately replaced 'http' with 'hxxp' to work around this forums rules.


  2. #2
    RH recently switch domain names, try this instead:

    basically, switch the for in your extras.repo file.

    or i guess you could download the rpm from the new url, too, e.g.:
    note that the new version is 5.4.

  3. #3
    Thanks that worked a treat! This thead is now solved.

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