F-13 yum in kvm or vmware guests

Matthias Runge mrunge at matthias-runge.de
Thu May 6 09:25:57 UTC 2010

On 06/05/10 10:47, James Cassell wrote:
> On Thu, 06 May 2010 09:02:06 +0200, Matthias Runge
> <mrunge at matthias-runge.de> wrote:
>> On 05/05/10 23:40, Warren Togami wrote:
>>> (10/12): samba-3.5.2-60.fc13.x86_64.rpm           (71%) 73% 
>>> [============================-          ]  0.0 B/s | 3.7 MB 
>>> 3340883129410265958989882401668816722716705737932:48 ETA
>>> Anyone else seeing this kind of behavior with F-13 yum within kvm or 
>>> vmware guests?  It seems to happen consistently here in the middle of 
>>> downloading multiple packages where I need to kill yum and try again.
>>> Warren
>> Hi,
>> did mention it on some VirtualBoxes running F13.
>> I did not dive into this, so I don't know, how to reproduce.
>> Sometimes, I need to kill yum several times and try again.
>> Matthias
> I've seen this after I've put my phiscial machine on Suspend, while yum
> was downloading.  After waking back up, it just stays like that until I
> kill it and start again.
That sounds right. Maybe, we were hit by timeout of the connection to an
update server. This is true, if machine was suspended or if the update
server isn't good reachable. (whatever that means).
In both cases, I can't blame yum and just had bad luck.


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