Fedora PreUpgrade Utility and the proxy [lancsngfl]
after the release of fedora 11 on tuesday ive been thinking how to update my servers that run fedora and my netbook.
After a little research i discovered a utility in fedora that basically swaps the f10 repos for the f11 repos and runs an update. This seemed perfect, the servers would be able to update and the only down time would be the reboot at the end. To test it i turned on my netbook made sure there was no important documents that needed backing up and then launched the utility.
The problem appears to be that it wont work behind the proxy, yum has its moments trying to find mirrors not filtered by the smart filter, but it normally comes across an accessbile mirror after no more than 3 attempts.
This utility seems unable to function behind the proxy, i will try the netbook again when i get home and have un filtered internet, but obviously thats no help to my servers.
Has anyone used this utility possibly to go 9 -> 10 behind the LancsNGFL proxy?