[CentOS] yum vs up2date

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Sep 7 20:56:19 UTC 2006


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 13:08 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > > What's the problem with that scheme?  It's hundreds of times
> > > faster on my second and subsequent machines - and would be for
> > > anyone else going through a proxy configured to cache large
> > > objects.
> > 
> > What is wrong with that scheme is that only 1 mirror is listed ...
> > if you loose the connection, if it gets overloaded in the middle of
> > your transfer, etc. then there is no failover.
> 
> Doesn't your geo-ip enabled DNS service drop non-responding servers?
> It has been much less trouble in practice from my locations than the
> fedora or centos4 repositories.

But there is no geo-IP in Centos3 ...

Ralph
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