[CentOS] yum failing

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Mar 23 13:21:16 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 07:35 -0500, William Warren wrote:
> after some mirror hopping updates are working.  I guess the mirrors 
> aren't fulllly synched yet
> 

Where you using the mirrorlists= config before ... that should ONLY show
updated mirrors.

> 
> William Warren wrote:
> > I have switched to my ftp configuration since updates are still giving 
> > header errors.  After cleaning yum..verifying hte clean and trying again 
> > I ma still getting header errors.  This has been ongoing since 4.3 was 
> > released.  Any ideas?
> > 
> > 
> > William Warren wrote:
> >> mine is a squid transparent proxy..:)
> >>
> >> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 17:08 -0500, William Warren wrote:
> >>>> I thought the new yum could handle a transparent proxy.
> >>>>
> >>> The new yum can handle a normal proxy via the mirrorlist selection
> >>> process (the non-centos version of yum 2.4 can not). It can also handle
> >>> a transparent squid proxy ok most of the time ... though you will have
> >>> issues when doing a major upgrade as some of the cached stuff is wrong
> >>> if you hit the server in the middle of the update process.
> >>>
> >>> It does not handle the MS ISA server very well.
> >>>
> >>>> Miskell, Craig wrote:
> >>>>>> I have two Centos servers here..only one of them is having this 
> >>>>>> issue.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Resolving Dependencies
> >>>>>> --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
> >>>>>> ---> Downloading header for glibc to pack into transaction set.
> >>>>>> glibc-2.3.4-2.19.i686.rpm 100% |=========================| 118 
> >>>>>> kB    00:00
> >>>>>> ---> Package glibc.i686 0:2.3.4-2.19 set to be updated
> >>>>>> ---> Downloading header for policycoreutils to pack into 
> >>>>>> transaction set.
> >>>>>> policycoreutils-1.18.1-4. 100% |=========================|  49 
> >>>>>> kB    00:00
> >>>>>> http://mirror.tamu.edu/centos/4.3/os/i386/CentOS/RPMS/policyco
> >>>>>> reutils-1.18.1-4.9.i386.rpm: [Errno -1] Header is not complete.
> >>>>> <snip>
> >>>>>> Any ideas?
> >>>>> Are you going through an http proxy? Craig Miskell
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