"Baseurl" download source for now?

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 20:37:31 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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
> tries.

I'm pretty sure anaconda already uses yum for this.  IIRC, giving a
repo to anaconda via kickstart is like specifying baseurl to yum,
which also doesn't fall back.  You need mirrorlist for that


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