yum: slowwww mirror

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Mar 8 20:28:04 UTC 2013

Am 08.03.2013 21:10, schrieb Mike Wright:
> Hi all,
> I've been trying to update an f18-xfce using yum.
> For whatever reason while loading repos I get to fedora.updates and the download rate drops down to 3-4 kBs.  f18
> will be EOL by the time this finishes ;)
> Ok, disable it.  Try to install something (alsa-utils).  Wants 5.8M but this time at 3.0kBs.
> Is there anyway to find out which one of the repo servers is foobar, and if so, a way to blacklist it?

have you installed this stupid "fastest-mirrors" plugin?
remove and and try "rm -f /var/cache/yum*" to get a
different mirror

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