fedora yum repo down?

Rick Stevens ricks at nerd.com
Tue Jun 10 23:38:35 UTC 2008

Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 14:58:27 -0700,
>   "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200806 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> writes:
>>> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 13:45:20 -0700,
>>>   "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200806 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Is the fedora yum repo down or is my named acting up in some strange
>>>> way?  It doesn't look like mirrors.fedoraproject.org is resolving.
>>> This might be related to thread with the subject:
>>> Problem with fedoraproject.org DNS?
>> I just checked the main fedora-list list server and can't see it.
>> Might you have seen it on a developer mailing list?
> Yeah I didn't check that until after my reply. I have all of my fedora
> lists go to the same folder.
>>    https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2008-June/thread.html
>> Do you recall the explanation for DNS problem?
> I haven't seen one yet. From the description its the kind of issue you
> get when changing what servers are providing DNS for a domain and things
> aren't coordinated well. But I don't know if there was a provider change
> or not.
> I am seeing consistant dns info from a .org name server I checked. It may
> be that the cache the person who started that other thread was using, had
> some out of date information.

No, the DNS service is definitely having issues.  It resolves every once
in a while, then the DNS servers aren't available.
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