"Baseurl" download source for now?

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Sep 7 19:31:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 16:28 +0200, Jos Vos wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 10:22:48AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > Broken how? If the mirror is not functional yum should switch to the
> > next mirror in your mirrorlist from mirrormanager.
> Well, I have had broken (kickstart) installs more than once, because
> packages couldn't be found etc.  I had to solve this by specifying a
> well-known mirror as base url.
> If a mirror is accessible, but has a broken repository, you're lost.

Sounds like anaconda could do with cribbing yum's code for falling back
to alternate mirrors when it can't find a file on the first mirror it
Adam Williamson
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