[Mageia-discuss] Release candidate trial

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Tue May 22 11:08:08 CEST 2012

On Tue, 22 May 2012, Len Lawrence wrote:

> Dell XPS m1730, Intel Core Duo 2, x86_64, nvidia graphics.
> Mageia 1 running perfectly.
> Have at last got round to installing RC-2.  Thought it wise to
> experiment with an old laptop as my Magaeia 2 system is now my main
> workstation.  The installation went very smoothly but the display
> would not work - flashing red, green, blue, white, black screens
> forever.  Fell back on the nv driver and booted into GNOME Classic OK.
> No wireless so over to ethernet.  OK.
> One minor problem was no backspace to start with.  After switching to
> gdm that went away.
> The main problem at this stage is no media updates.  The DVD appears
> in the list as the only update medium and any attempt to add the full
> list of sources hits this error:
> "...retrieving failed, curl failed, exited with 9"
> "Unable to access the distribution medium (no media.cfg file found)"
> Using aria2 as downloader gives error 4 and wget error 8.
> /etc/release = Mageia 2 release (Cauldron) for x86_64
> /etc/urpmi contains mediacfg.d => Devel and Official
> Devel,,, contains media.cfg

This was probably due to some mirrors not having the Mageia 2 tree yet.
This should be fixed now.

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