F10: yum update broken
greno at verizon.net
Thu Apr 23 01:01:51 UTC 2009
Gerry Reno wrote:
> Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Gerry Reno wrote:
>>> Just tried to perform 'yum update' on F10 and got this:
>> Mirror not synced yet. There was the big Qt 4.5 / KDE 4.2.2 update
>> push, so
>> they have a lot of stuff to sync. Please wait a few hours, then retry.
>> Kevin Kofler
> Ok, thanks.
> I wish that the mirrors could run two repos, one online, one offline
> and just switch between them with a pointer. That way they would
> always appear consistent to clients. Whenever a big sync would happen
> it would happen to the offline repo and once it was finished then the
> offline repo would become the online repo. 100% consistency.
Or if the mirror couldn't afford to keep two repos, they could use some
type of lvm snapshot for taking the sync and then just commit the
snapshot once the sync had finished. Not quite as good as two repos but
would be fast switchover so almost 100% consistency.
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