[CentOS] yum issues

William A. Mahaffey III wam at HiWAAY.net
Sat Oct 15 12:48:54 UTC 2005


Johnny Hughes wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 20:22 -0700, Craig White wrote:
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>
>>On Sat, 2005-10-15 at 11:16 +0800, Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing
>>Lists) wrote:
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>>>On 10/15/05, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
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>>>
>>>>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>
>>>
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>>>>Suggestions? Wait?
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>>>>
>>>I myself can't get past the "Setting up repositories stage."
>>>
>>>BTW, are the ISOs available via bittorrent already?
>>>      
>>>
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>>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
>>
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>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:
>
>http://www.centos.org/mirrors/
>
>Otherwise, to use mirror.centos.org, the only possibility is to wait a
>day or so more.
>
>--
>Johnny Hughes
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I just checked & Ga.Tech has CentOS 4.2, dated 10/13/2005, I have used 
them in the past, good bandwidth, etc. YMMV & all that ....

ftp://ftp.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu/pub/centos/

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