[CentOS] Up2Date and yum failing

Mon Dec 11 12:26:40 UTC 2006
Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>

> This system is now live.  If you update your system with the normal *yum update* command you will get the new *centos-yumconf* package."
> The thing is, yum update fails with a string of [errno 4] (socket time outs) and [errno 12] (mirror url timeouts)
> Can I get the file some other way?
> Thanks for your response

You can browse the mirrors with firefox or any other web browser and
download the package manually. In centos 4.4, yumconf is provided by

>From here in the US I can manually point yum to the .au mirrors and
get a response. Are you sure there isn't something else causing your
issue? Broken firewall, bad proxy, bad network config etc?

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