F10: yum update broken
Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu Apr 23 04:18:08 UTC 2009
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:38:31PM -0400, Gerry Reno wrote:
> Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> >Gerry Reno wrote:
> >>If the mirrors are following this guideline and rsync works like
> >>stated, then why do we keep hitting broken mirrors when there is a
> >>big sync?
> >Those mirrors should be identified and removed from the mirror lists.
> >Yum should be able to report to some entity about a problem mirror.
> >Sure, not automatically but after someone in Fedora rel-eng reviews
> >the reports. Perhaps ask the user when an error occurs: Do you wish to
> >report a problem?
> >Reportable reasons:
> >1) performance issues (high latency)
> >2) dependency errors
> >3) missing files
> >Possibly more. Most of all I'm tired of hitting a high latency mirror
> >and the only way around it is to add it to my /etc/hosts file as
> >localhost so that it will error and go on to a faster mirror.
> I just add those to /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/fastestmirror.conf:
> exclude=MIRROR MIRROR MIRROR
Which mirrors please?
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