yum mirrors for fedora

David Boles dgboles at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 19:17:28 UTC 2007

on 6/20/2007 7:15 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Kam Leo wrote:
>> You do not have to use a mirrorlist or the fastestmirror plugin. You
>> can always edit the .repo file and enter (hard code) the URL of
>> repository of your choice.
> That seems like a good idea, it seems surprising it doesn't seem to be
> recommended anywhere.
> Incidentally, can one have more than one repository "hard-coded".
> Or does it just try the first, and bomb out if that doesn't work?
> Can one have a repository and a mirror-list?

Use the yum fastestmirror plugin. It searches the mirror list and selects
the fastest one for you. The closest one is not always the fastest one.

I also recommend the yum-skip-broken, yum-merge-conf, and yum-utils
plugins. *Read* about how to use them.



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