[CentOS] yum issues
leonard.isham at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 10:22:19 UTC 2005
On 10/15/05, Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 20:22 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-10-15 at 11:16 +0800, Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing
> > Lists) wrote:
> > > On 10/15/05, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> > > > Is this because the mirrors are busy? I did update to CentOS 4.2
> > > > yesterday but now...
> > > >
> > > > [root at srv1 file-4.15]# yum install php-devel php-imap
> > > > Setting up Install Process
> > > > Setting up repositories
> > > > dag 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB
> > >
> > > < Error messages snipped>
> > >
> > > > Suggestions? Wait?
> > >
> > > I myself can't get past the "Setting up repositories stage."
> > >
> > > BTW, are the ISOs available via bittorrent already?
> > ----
> > finally came through after trying about 30 times
> > but I need another package and it's too painful so I think I will wait
> > until later
> Guys ... I apologize, but our mirrors are just absolutely maxed out.
> We have served 2.26 TB (bytes not bits) in the last 24 hours ... which
> is 5x our normal traffic.
> We are working on a way to use mirrorlist= so that we don't have this
> kind of problem in the future. (I know this has it's own issues, but it
> is something we need to do)
> We also need more donated mirrors ... if you are an ISP who is making
> tons of money using CentOS, we could use a dedicated server donation :)
> There is a list of public, external mirrors that have CentOS as well ...
> it is available here that might not have as much traffic:
> Otherwise, to use mirror.centos.org, the only possibility is to wait a
> day or so more.
Sounds like CentOS has made great strides in polularity. One
possibility is that if ISPs notice this, or we let our ISP know, they
may setuip a mirrir to minimize their bandwidth usage, read costs. I
know many ISPs are struggling.
Leonard Isham, CISSP
Ostendo non ostento.
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