[CentOS] yum issues

William A. Mahaffey III wam at HiWAAY.net
Sat Oct 15 12:57:02 UTC 2005


William A. Mahaffey III wrote:

> Johnny Hughes 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:
>>
>>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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Oooooops, spoke too soon, they have all the directories but nothing in 
them yet, sorry :-).

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