[CentOS] Rsyncing UPdate repo yoyoing

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 23:33:53 UTC 2008


On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:42 AM, Jeff <jlar310 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 6:52 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> It has been crazy this past week how a rsync on the update repo keeps
>> downloading a number of openoffice.org rpms then deleting them.  And the
>> repodata directory seems to be messed up so that I have problems on some
>> systems doing updates with it.
>
> Perhaps the issue is only with your chosen mirror. I'm not well
> educated on how to read the centos mirror status page, but
> mirrors.kernel.org does appear to have a potentially questionable
> status of late.
>
> http://mirror-status.centos.org/
>
> --
> Jeff

Thanks for the note.  My local yum repository points to
mirrors.kernel.org and I was seeing the same problem as what the OP
was reporting.  One client CentOS-5 machine was getting errors when
yum update was run.

Akemi


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