request: remove "" from mirror-lists

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Oct 3 14:28:01 UTC 2012

Am 03.10.2012 16:23, schrieb Zdenek Pavlas:
> On Wed Sep 26 08:02:05, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> yes, and that is why statistics of mirrors are meaningsless
>> because of this fact my idea to give us a config-option
>> "dear yum, if the selected mirror provides lower than
>> 500 KB/sek try another one because my line can 12 MB/sec"
> FWIW, we've increased the low speed limit in urlgrabber from 
> 1 to 1000 B/sec.  This should fix the most pathological cases.
> When speed falls below this limit for 30s, download is aborted 
> as if it timed out, and next mirror is used.  Each timeout also
> halves the mirror's estimated speed so it will very likely be
> avoided next time.

sounds good thank you

> The timeout value (30s by default) could be adjusted in yum.conf.
> Low speed limit is hardcoded, but there's a simple patch to add
> it to yum.conf.. could be merged if necessary.

i think it would make sense to make it configureable

this way someone is able to use his maximum bandwidth on large upgrades
and mirrors which as example have a free bandwidth of > 8 MB/Sec are
not overloaded and those users wouldn't it make worser on slower ones

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