[users] Is there an easy way to temporarily disable a slow mirror?

Christopher Murtagh cmurtagh at terrasoftsolutions.com
Wed Jun 25 19:22:36 CEST 2008


On Wednesday 25 June 2008 12:55:31 pm Greg Bailey wrote:
> I'm running CentOS 5.2 and notice that I now have the yum-fastestmirror
> plugin, which works great; except that most of the time, I get:
>
> Determining fastest mirrors
>  * rpmforge: mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca

 Yeah, that mirror sucks big time. Someone might want to politely ask them to 
stop publishing the fact that they're a mirror. I actually put 
mirror.cpsc.ucalgary.ca in /etc/hosts as 127.0.0.2.

Cheers,

Chris



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