[CentOS] Re: Automatic site selection for dowload

tech 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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