Fedora Core brevity vs server upgrades

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Wed May 4 13:34:12 UTC 2005

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 07:05, John Summerfied wrote:
>>Update lists mirrors; it seems that Yum downloads a fresh list each time 
>>(yuck, I'd rather see the list in an rpm that's updated as needed), so 
>>that should be a quick fix. Once a mirror fixes its problems, relist it.
> Does yum pick a mirror at random now?  I run several machines
> through the same caching http proxy and when I first started it
> seemed like most files would be cached.  Now, with no change at
> my end it seems like there is never a cache hit even when
> another machine just performed the same update. Is there a
> way to force the order of mirror attempts to be the same so
> the cache will work again?

Try adding:


in your yum repo configuration.


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