[clug] Two Questions....

Anthony David adavid at adavid.com.au
Sat Apr 22 04:36:33 GMT 2006

On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 12:48:25PM +1000, Michael O'Keeffe wrote:
> Ok,
> First question - FC5 Yum.
> I have installed FC5 and so far it has been minorly frustrating! I fixed
> browser problems by disabling IPv6 however I am still have internet
> connectivity problems. When I run yum I cannot see the outside world - oldly
> enough though wget, nslookup, ping etc work. Also Konqueor and Firefox both
> can see the URLs specified in the yum repositry files and the files I have
> attempted to wget.

Perhaps you'd like to  your yum.conf to the list. There may be sonething
screwy in there.

> At a loss, any suggestions? (Other than I should have transitioned to Debian
> like I originally planned :) )
> Second Question - Processors (related to the first)
> This question probably seems dumb but .... if I have an Intel Pentium D 840
> chip with EM64T should I be using a 64bit kernel?
> I've gone with out it since the core of the chip is still 32-bit (I think).
> I'm wonder if this could be the source of my yum problem.
> Any assistance wil be greatly appreciated!
> Thank you
> Michael
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