[CentOS] Nmap update checksum failures.

Tue Feb 14 14:31:50 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com>

On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 08:18 -0500, Jim Perrin wrote:
> > (2/10): nmap-frontend-4.0 100% |=========================|  29 kB
> > 00:00
> > http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el4/en/i386/dag/RPMS/nmap-
> > frontend-4.01-1.2.el4.rf.i386.rpm: [Errno -1] Package does not match
> > checksum
> > Trying other mirror.
> ><snip a few similar lines>

> > Do I need to add some mirrors to these defaults? Or just be patient?
> The packages that are failing are from a 3rd party repository. You
> should probably be using rpmforge instead of dag directly. Consider
> installing the rpmforge-release package from dag.wieers.com, and check
> out rpmforge.net. Using rpmforge will give you more mirrors to use,
> and may provide better results. It's also possible that you were
> trying to update as the mirrors were sync'ing and got a corrupt
> package.

Rpmforge already installed, just need to switch over to using it
instead, I guess. I'll also try again in case I was a little early. Uh,
if I start using rpmforge, will I need to wait longer for updates or
just take a shot as soon as I see the announcements like I do now?

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