[CentOS] Yum update slow on CentOS 4.1 x86_64?

Ryan ryanag at zoominternet.net
Sun Oct 2 22:17:42 UTC 2005

On Sunday 02 October 2005 01:00 pm, Remco Barendse wrote:
> Hi list
> I have several CentOS 4.1 boxes, but only one is running x86_64 CentOS.
> yum update on all boxes is really fast, on the x86_64 box it is horribly
> slow. Even startup and "Setting up Repos" takes minutes to complete. The
> box is just idling all the time (no load at all) and is connected to an 8
> mbit DSL connection. Also the downloading of the headers seems to go very
> slow, about 1 kb per second or so?
> I tested the internet connection (did wget on an 700 mb ISO image) which
> downloaded at near max speed so I am sortof ruling out the connection.
> Top doesn't show any load when yum is running, nor is anything eating any
> cpu cycles.
> Ideas anyone?
Is up2date also slow?

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