[arch-general] failed retrieving file 'core.db' in "pacman -Syu"

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 12:11:59 UTC 2015

Op 30 nov. 2015 09:14 schreef "mudongliang" <mudongliangabcd at outlook.com>:
> On 11/30/2015 03:24 PM, Pablo wrote:
> > Have you tried another mirror?
> I have a notebook which is also archlinux! It can work well. So I think
the mirror is OK!
> The one which has this problem is a virtual machine in vmware.
> I don't do anything dangerous just to "pacman -Syu" to update arch and
try to be familiar with this linux distribution.

A vm can be quite another beast then bare metal. First things that spring
to mind are: connection protocol, firewalls and overzealous virusscanners.

What are you using as host os?

Mvg, Guus

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