[CentOS] Yum / Up2date issues and mirror.centos.org

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Tue Nov 29 14:18:15 UTC 2005

interesting.  Last time i checked Squid didn't suck..:)  I have used 
Astaro and IPcop and run into this problem.

Greg Knaddison wrote:
> On 11/29/05, William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com> wrote:
>>Is there a timetable to fix the yum/http proxy incompatibility?  i find
>>it interesting this has not been addressed yet.
> First, it's not a problem with all http proxies, just the ones that
> suck.  Second, it has been addressed.  The method of diagnosing and
> fixing it is even in the FAQ.
> http://wiki.linux.duke.edu/YumFaq#Q5
> Basically,
>    1. Get your proxy software/firmware updated so that it properly
> implements HTTP 1.1
>    2. Use an FTP repository, where byte ranges are more commonly
> supported by the proxy
>    3. Create a local mirror with rsync and then point your yum.conf to
> that local mirror
>    4. Don't use yum
> Regards,
> Greg
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