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pesja 25th May 2007 11:29

Centos 5 Installation problem (hanging)

I try to set up a new ISPConfig system with Centos 5. After a normal install (first 2 pages of the perfect install) I tried to update the instalation with "yum update", but it look's like it's hanging on "setting up repositories".
Off course I imported the rpm-gpg key. I also can ping outside the network and also can contact the server with putty.

I never had this problem with my other Centos (4.3 and 4.4) Servers so maby it's a version 5 problem? They also run into aVMWare server enviremont.

till 25th May 2007 14:45

How long did you wait? It may take some time when the repositories are very busy.

pesja 26th May 2007 16:44

I waited about 30 minutes with this text as the result.

[root@narcis ~]# yum update
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Update Process
Setting up repositories
Could not retrieve mirrorlist error was
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (110, 'Connection timed out')>
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base
[root@narcis ~]#

As I said before:

- I can login with ssh
- I can also ping outside the network, like for instance

I really don't have a clue what's wrong.

I also tried to install CentOs 4.5 but also no go. After that I tried Debian Etch and everything went well.

What's happened?????

till 26th May 2007 16:48

What happens if you run:


I just tested the above URL and it downloads fine from ym server, so I guess it is a problem with your internet connection or name resolution.

imoboss 14th June 2007 04:14

I have the same problem
I can ping my machine inside and outside network

when i run

i get this

Resolving failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.

Please help

till 14th June 2007 11:21

Please make sure that the nameservers listed in /etc/resolv.conf are reachable from your server.

wkdboi 26th June 2007 17:58

Resolving failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.

I have checked my /etc/resolv.conf files and have even add both my route at and my ISP's DNS Server's in their also.

But still error's

What should the ARCH setting in resolv.conf be.

Mine was I am sure that is not correct

I have it working now.

falko 27th June 2007 19:47

Please try this in your /etc/resolv.conf:


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