[CentOS] Trouble with 5.2==>5.3 upgrade

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Wed Apr 8 17:58:28 UTC 2009


On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 11:47:12AM -0500, Blake Hudson wrote:
> -------- Original Message  --------
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Trouble with 5.2==>5.3 upgrade
> From: fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 11:37:57 AM
> >On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 06:10:08PM +0200, Tru Huynh wrote:
> >Thanks  for the quick reply!
> >
> >  
> >>On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 11:52:27AM -0400, fred smith wrote:
> >>    
> >>>I've updated two 5.2 systems without a hitch. But this third one is
> >>>giving me some grief. See errors below.
> >>>
> >>>Googling for "Package does not match intended download" turns up a bunch
> >>>of hits, but none of them (that I've seen) offers any working solution.
> >>> 
> >>>Can someone suggest how to overcome the following error(s)
> >>>
> >>>Thanks a bunch!
> >>>
> >>>Downloading Packages:
> >>>(1/1): kernel-2.6.18-128. 100% |=========================|  15 MB    
> >>>05:41     
> >>>http://centos.mirror.nac.net/5.3/updates/i386/RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.i686.rpm: [Errno -1] Package does not match intended download
> >>>Trying other mirror.
> >>>      
> >>http://mirror-status.centos.org/ is listing http://centos.mirror.nac.net/
> >>as 2 days late, so you might have been hitting an incomplete mirror.
> >>    
> >
> >Wouldn't surprise me. But I've tried this probably 10 times in the last
> >2-3 hours, would I always be that unlucky?
> >
> >And if so, how would I avoid that mirror?
> >
> >  
> >>>http://ftp.lug.udel.edu/pub/centos/5.3/updates/i386/RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.i686.rpm: [Errno 9] Requested Range Not Satisfiable
> >>>      
> >>You probably have a (transparent?) proxy server on the way.
> >>"Requested Range Not Satisfiable" for all the others since the remaining 
> >>public
> >>centos mirrors are listed as 'current'
> >>    
> >
> >No proxies here. possibly someone "upstream" from here has one...
> >
> >
> >  
> There's already a thread on this issue - "Update from 5.2 to 5.3 kernel 
> not on mirror"

but since the file appears to download fine, it wouldn't be a case of 
"not on mirror", would it?

> I worked around the issue by updating the kernel through RPM vs yum, 
> then performing the yum upgrade.
> 
> The issue is not a proxy (as we do not have one installed, nor one 
> upstream) - and, as you mentioned (and was the case with me), the 
> upgrade worked fine on several boxes on the same network. The problem 
> appears to be with the CentOS repos, affecting anyone on CentOS 5.2 with 
> an older kernel trying to upgrade directly to 5.3 (as far as I can tell).
> 
> --Blake

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