[CentOS] Trouble with 5.2==>5.3 upgrade

Blake Hudson blake at ispn.net
Wed Apr 8 22:12:25 UTC 2009


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Subject: [CentOS] Trouble with 5.2==>5.3 upgrade
From: R P Herrold <herrold at centos.org>
To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 3:58:09 PM
> On Wed, 8 Apr 2009, fred smith wrote:
>
>   
>>>> 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?
>>     
>
> This issue was just raised in the main IRC channel as well. 
> By temporarily adding a line to /etc/hosts on the machine 
> seeking to pull updates, of the follow form, it will fail on 
> over to the next suggested entry:
>
> 127.0.0.2	centos.mirror.nac.net
>
> Remember to pull it out again in a few days.
>
> -- Russ herrold
>   

Yes, unfortunately the mechanism within yum to try another mirror 
automatically seems to be broken in this instance. Perhaps someone with 
more knowledge about yum can take a look?

-Blake
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