Recent Mirror Drain Bamage?

John Austin ja at
Fri Aug 20 08:19:07 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 21:58 -0500, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 21:53 -0400, Chris Kloiber wrote:
> > Is it just me, or are the Fedora 13 repos experiencing real problems 
> > lately? I have to run yum upgrade as many as 10 times in a row to pull 
> > down all the updates as I keep getting what amounts to transient 404 
> > errors (may/may not work the second or third time, probably trying a 
> > different mirror). Just wondering...
> Chris,
> To minimize my WAN traffic, I rsync the F13 release and update mirrors
> from // to local repos every day, then yum
> update all my systems using those locals (rather like RHEL's Satellite).
> I've not seen any difficulties like you describe. (I'd be happy to send
> you copies of those scripts if you'd like.)
> --Doc Savage
>   Fairview Heights, IL

I would also be grateful of copies of these scripts if you
were happy to send them


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