"Metadata file does not match checksum" error
dtimms at bigpond.net.au
Thu May 11 22:06:56 UTC 2006
> I first thought it was a fastmirror plugin error :
> Thomas Canniot
> Le jeudi 11 mai 2006 à 13:44 -0600, Michal Jaegermann a écrit :
>> I wonder if others are seeing similar things of that sort. I am
>> trying update a package from rawhide, not even extras/development,
>> so I start 'yum update some_package' and now yum reads repository
>> metadata and after that it begins:
>> primary.xml.gz 100% |=========================| 862 kB 00:08
>> ftp://fedora.bu.edu/fedora/extras/development/x86_64/repodata/primary.xml.gz: [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum
>> Trying other mirror.
>> After that yum goes with the same effect, fetching on every step the
>> same 862 kB, through
>> before finding eventually some mirror with a metadata file which it
>> is willing to accept. Pretty annoying if one is on the other end of
>> not-so-fast DSL line and some of these servers are not in a great
>> hurry too. Extra spurious beating on mirrors as well.
>> Yes, I know that in this case I could restart the process with
>> '--disablerepo=extra*' but once yum started it is not so easy
>> to dissuade it from continuing (and one hopes - oh, maybe the
>> next server ....).
Hold down ctrl-c will exit yum after a few seconds.
>> As a matter of fact I have seen recently similar things not only
>> with rawhide but trying to fetch updates for some FC5 installations
>> while this apparently worked much better in the past.
On fedora-extras-list, someone said that for the last few days, packages
have not been getting signed; possibly a problem with permissions -
don't know if that would apply here.
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