Mirror Issue

Robyn Bergeron rbergero at redhat.com
Mon Mar 5 14:02:52 UTC 2012

Hi John,

Thanks for the note, much appreciated. :)

I've copied the infrastructure team on this mail - hopefully they can 
help out with this issue.  I'm also curious about the issue with Gnome 
Updater Tool - is infra aware of this as a known issue?



On 03/05/2012 05:30 AM, John Mellor wrote:
> Hi Robyn,
> I'm not sure who is supposed to be managing the mirror table or the
> state of the mirrors, as there don't appear to be any docs on this
> important part of the Fedora infrastructure online.  Can you pass this
> on to whomever is in charge of deciding the mirror sites?
> We need to get someone to either investigate why a particular pair of
> Fedora mirror sites have stopped mirroring.  The following has been
> going on for weeks now, for all updates:
> http://fedora.mirror.nexicom.net/linux/updates/16/x86_64/squid- [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404 - Not Found : http://fedora.mirror.nexicom.net/linux/updates/16/x86_64/squid-
> Trying other mirror.
> ftp://mirror.nexicom.net/pub/fedora/linux/updates/16/x86_64/squid- [Errno 14] FTP Error 550 : ftp://mirror.nexicom.net/pub/fedora/linux/updates/16/x86_64/squid-
> Trying other mirror.
> Its not fatal for non-gui command-line users, as the next mirror in the
> list is behaving properly and yum does the right thing, but its deadly
> for the graphical Gnome Updater Tool (which does not seem to use
> fallback sites [possible bug], and simply fails).  The end result is
> that people who use the graphical update tools have been seeing no
> security and other updates for weeks now, which is pretty dangerous.
> If Nexicom has just broken their refresh mechanism temporarily, can we
> give them a heads-up about the problem?  If they are now broken
> permanently, can we get it removed from the list?
> Thanks,
> John Mellor

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