[CentOS] problem with yum

Roger D Vargas luo_hei at yahoo.es
Mon Nov 21 18:40:42 UTC 2005

I changed mirror and stil have the problem.
The file starts downloading, but at 40-60% aborts with a timeout error, 
no matter what mirror Im using. I have used yum since a lot of time ago 
with fedora 2 without problems.

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 08:27 -0500, Roger D Vargas wrote:
>>Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>>On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 10:09 -0500, Roger D Vargas wrote:
>>>>The proxy is open for that server. I can download the file using wget.
>>>>And the problem still persists today.
>>>Yum doesn't work well with transparent proxies
>>>you can set proxy info within the etc/yum.conf file ...
>>>see "man yum.conf" for proxy info
>>The same problem.
> Ok guys ... mirror.centos.org is a RRDNS set of mirrors that are
> controlled by CentOS.org.
> If you are in the US or EU, you probably will be OK using it.
> If you are behind a transparent proxy server, maybe not so well.  Also
> if you are not in the US or EU you might have timeout issues.
> For anyone having problems, the best thing to do is to move to mirrors
> that are closer to you ...
> You can find a mirror at:
> http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=13
> These mirrors are not controlled by CentOS, but you may find that you
> get better performance by using one of these mirrors ... especially
> during a new update set release cycle.
> You would edit the file /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo (or remark out
> those entries in CentOS-Base.repo and add a new .repo file) and change
> the baseurl= to point to the new directory on the closest mirrors.
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