[CentOS] Re: Automatic site selection for dowload
tech at laamail.com
Fri Jun 27 09:13:55 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> You can always just disable the yum-fastestmirror plugin if its not
> working well for you. In /etc/yum/pluginconf.d there should be a file
> called fastestmirror.conf - look in there, and change enabled=1 to
> enabled=0. Might be worth running it with verbose=1 for a little while
> to work out whats going on. Perhaps also reduce the maxhostfileage value
> to have fastestmirror speed check each mirror more often.
> There is also always the option of only using mirrors you know work
> well. To do that, comment out the mirrorlist= lines from
> /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo and replace them with baseurl=<url to
> mirror>. You can have multiple mirrors listed there. man yum.conf for
> more info on that.
I have already set enable=0. That helps.
I will try your other suggestions.
I suspect this is something unique. Initial transfers are fast but then
things get very slow.
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