failed updates

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 00:25:50 UTC 2013


Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at greshko.com> writes:
> On 12/08/13 08:03, Frank wrote:
>> Just tried to update my Fedora 19 with yum check-update. It seems
>> every mirror has a problem:
>>
>> http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/fedora/linux/updates/19/i386/repodata/repomd.xml:
>> [Errno -1] repomd.xml does not match metalink for updates
>> Trying other mirror.
>> ftp://mirror.nexicom.net/pub/fedora/linux/updates/19/i386/repodata/repomd.xml:
>> [Errno 14] curl#7 - "Failed to connect to 2607:f1f0:1:3::2: Network
>> is unreachable"
>
> Just updated my F19 system without incident.  But, I am on a IPv4 only
> system and you're system seems to be using IPv6.  "2607:f1f0:1:3::2:
> Network is unreachable".

I do see that on my IPv6 systems whenever the stupid Netgear 3700v4
router craps out after 2-4 days uptime and needs a reboot.  The Fedora
machinery thinks IPv6 still works, but the packets never make it past
the router, so every repo that advertises IPv6 connectivity fails.

-wolfgang


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