[CentOS-devel] Re: Failed: yum install ghostscript-fonts texi2html

Brandon Davidson brandond at uoregon.edu
Tue Jul 22 09:16:16 UTC 2008

Brandon Davidson wrote:
> Restarting the server is an immediate fix; but I should probably also be 
> including at least Size in there... or maybe just unset it and let the 
> default "INode MTime Size" work its magic.
> It's possible that the metadata files also have some influence on what 
> content ranges are requested, but I'm not a Yum expert so I can't say 
> for sure.

It appears that I was too quick to assign blame. I am still seeing 416 
errors, and there are apparently other problems with the metadata. I 
guess Yum requests a content range based on the size reported in the 
primary metadata, which is now incorrect for a significant number of files.


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