Mandriva Oops?

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I've been so happy with Mandriva 2010, and this little oops doesn't ruin it, but it does make me scratch my head.

This is a fresh install of 2010 and the update applet has been working flawlessly until this morning. This morning I got up to a blue icon with a down pointing arrow. This was new. So I clicked it to find this:

Clicking the "more info" bar takes me to the 2009.1 Tour.

I think I'll pass! Big Grin

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oops

I'm running 2010 updated from a beta build and have had this for a little while now. Do you know if there is a fix ? I also noticed early on ( and corrected the problem ) that both 32 and 64 bit repos were enabled by default. With these two exceptions, Mandriva is the best release this year by far. I should mention that the update from beta was perfectly flawless, something not always easy to do.

re: oops

Well, I was searching around cuz mine actually was worse than just wanting to update to 2009.1. urpmi and rpmdrake quit working, more or less - it couldn't download anything, kept errorring out.

So, found a thread or two on the forums and they stated that the erroneous live update could be because cooker became unfrozen and it'd straighten itself out or perhaps had to do with manually added repos.

The latter I was guilty of. The suggested fix was to delete all repo sources and let rpmdrake media manager reconfigure new ones.

While that worked for installing new software, I'm not sure where I am on the update applet. I logged out and back in and the update applet ain't come back. So, I'll wait a while (til next check time I guess) to see how that shakes out.

So, I guess long story short, in answer to your question, um, no, not really. Tongue

Update: I guess the fact that it's not trying to update me to 2009.1 means that fixed it. I'll know for sure if the applet is still working when some new updates are released.

repos

I always use easyurpmi ( http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ ) to add or remove Mandriva repos and then just do a quick check with the media manager to delete any I don't need . On the plus side it's a quick reinstall, providing you have a seperate /home partition Smile

Haven't gotten that...

I installed the 64bit Free version, and I haven't gotten that notification... Anyway, this release is absolutely impressive! Mandy's back in a big way!!! Now we have to spread the word...

I'd wait

I'd wait a while to make sure stuff doesn't start going boom otherwise you might get poo on your face.