Yum: the dreaded metadata disease

Beartooth Sciurivore beartooth at swva.net
Tue Dec 18 21:29:14 UTC 2007

On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 19:44:26 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Any time you see the metadata checksum error, interrupt yum and examine
> the remote "repodata" directories of the first few mirrors manually. 

	Aha! So that can be done! How? With ^C??

> The mirror-list is in /var/cache/yum/updates/mirrorlist.txt and you > 
only need to add
> "/repodata" to the urls within that file to visit them with your
> favourite browser (or to copy the entire repodata dir before you examine
> it).

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