slow mirror workaround?
awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Apr 24 19:23:20 UTC 2014
On Mon, 2014-04-21 at 16:33 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2014-02-09 17:39 (GMT+0200) Ahmad Samir composed:
> > Felix Miata composed:
> >> Yum doesn't bother to show URL of inept mirror in use. How do I figure out
> >> which to blacklist?
> > Try setting the env var URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1, e.g. 'URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum
> > install foo', it gives a huge amount of extra debug output; the point is it
> > shows the mirror yum picked to download a package.
> After doing that, what next?
> >> next time. If you don't have the patience, try hitting Ctrl+C during the
> >> download. Ideally this should switch to a different mirror (but I'm not
> >> sure if this functionality wasn't removed).
> >> Not happening.
> This time Ctrl-C and immediate repeat worked a charm. Is it a normally OK
> thing to do?
AFAIK it's always fine to ctrl-c yum during the download phase.
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