yum is broken !!!

romain_Linux

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Hi everybody,

I'm in a centos 5 server (I know it's old but I dont have the choice...) my yum dont function like when I want download a packet I have a error message and I don't find something good for me in other forums then I hope someone can help me here.

my probleme :

# yum update
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
FAN | 33 kB 00:00
http://www.fullyautomatednagios.org/FAN/repository/2.4/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno -1] Error importing repomd.xml for FAN: Damaged repomd.xml file
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: FAN. Please verify its path and try again

and this the same for yum install/upgrade, if you have an Idea thank you to take time to answer !

Sorry for this english by the way...
 


kc1di

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I'm afraid that Centos 5 reached end of life (EOL) in 2017 That means your server is at extreme security risk and I suppose by now the repositories have been taken down. You will need to upgrade to a newer version or different Linux Distro to continue.
 

romain_Linux

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yeah I'm agree with you guys but I can't uprgade it or not now but it's ok I just deal with an other server.
 
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f33dm3bits

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So yum is not broken but the CentOS 5 repos are offline so yum has no sources to install from.
 
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