[users] Strange results on CentOS 5.2

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Sat Jul 5 11:03:12 CEST 2008


On Sat, 5 Jul 2008, Filipe Brandenburger wrote:

> I had the same problem last December.
>
> See this thread on the list:
> http://lists.rpmforge.net/pipermail/users/2007-December/001257.html
>
> At that time, the problem was a stale mirror.
>
> Usually if you do a "yum clean all" and retry, there is a high
> probability that it will work. If you are using the "fastestmirror"
> plugin it probably will, since it will get all files from the same
> mirror. However, I remember at that time the problem was with the
> rpmfind.net mirror, which is a RR DNS for two hosts and one of them
> was the problem. I don't think "fastestmirror" would stick to one IP
> only in that case.

That is actually something we should test _and_ request from the 
fastestmirror plugin. And it would not be bad if yum itself would stick to 
the same IP.

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