default repo on installation

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Sun Nov 14 02:42:19 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 02:02:28PM +0100, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
> Heyyas. I actually gave a testrun and i
> realized that by default a repository called "installation" is
> selected with a static repo url. instead i have actually figured that
> selecting the usual standard fedora repositories work aswell and they
> point to the mirrorlist instead. Why is a seperate installation repo
> selected by default?

I use this setup for installs from behind my firewalls, where I would
need an HTTP proxy to reach the normal Fedora mirrorlist public repos,
but where my installation repo is inside the firewall, so install can
complete, and I can later instruct yum to use a proxy to get updates


Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist
Dell | Office of the CTO

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