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i added a 2 ftp sites to yast, and now when i try to start it i get reading package information , but it wont go away. ive waited about ...
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    yast "reading package information"


    i added a 2 ftp sites to yast, and now when i try to start it i get reading package information , but it wont go away. ive waited about 10 minutes but nothing has happened. I dont know if i should wait or just end it?

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    I've seen having multiple ftp sources choke YaST before. Usually it's a better idea to disable one of them before trying to install new software.
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    Hi ciyan,

    I found that some ftp sites take a really long time the first time the package list is read. Since you are adding two, you may want to walk away for a while or just add one at a time (like Flatline mentioned).

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    Are you using the official SuSE site? Because I imagine it gets pretty clogged. Get a mirror, and yeah, do one at a time. That makes YaST happy. And we like YaST to be happy.

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