Bug 79876 - rhn_check: Error refreshing package list (code 20)
Summary: rhn_check: Error refreshing package list (code 20)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date
Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Red Hat Satellite QA List
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-17 18:57 UTC by Bob Gorman
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-08-27 00:26:53 UTC

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Description Bob Gorman 2002-12-17 18:57:48 UTC
Description of problem:

Trying to use rhn_check to refresh the package list at RHN for system (sid=1001662560) fails.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

RH 8.0

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Schedule a package list refresh at RHN
2. Run rhn_check -v on client system
Actual results:

rhn_check reports: ERROR: refreshing remote package list for System Profile
RHN web app reports: Client execution returned code 20 (Error refreshing package list)

Expected results:

Client execution returned code 0 (rpmlist refreshed)


Additional info:

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2003-01-15 05:12:06 UTC
This should be fixed in a hopefully soon to be released errata.
Versions of 3.0.40 or higher include a fix

Comment 2 Sean Sosik-Hamor 2003-03-27 16:09:12 UTC
I get the same error for all of the RedHat 8.0 systems I manage however I've
found a temporary workaround.  If I run up2date -p after manually installing new
RPMs it will update the package list in my RedHat Network account.

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