[CentOS] cr repo and firewalling

Tue Jan 15 22:55:30 UTC 2013
Markus Falb <markus.falb at fasel.at>

On 15.1.2013 23:28, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> Markus Falb wrote:
>> On 15.1.2013 22:18, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>>> Markus Falb wrote:
>>>> dns round robin is not very helpful for me doing firewall rules.
>>>> How would you solve this yum and firewall thing?
>>> pick a mirror that's close to you and trustworthy (ie stays up to date),
>>> and use that as your baseurl.
>> you mean per ip
>> mirror.centos.org has address
>> baseurl=$releasever/cr/$basearch/
>> avoiding dns. yes, it would be possible, but how reliable it is?
> no, I meant choose a good one from the list:
> http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=31

Oh, I was not aware that cr is mirrored!
what I have in my yum config is


and it seems that cr is not in the mirrorlist system

$ wget -qO- http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=5\&arch=i386\&repo=updates


$ wget -qO- http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=5\&arch=i386\&repo=cr
Invalid repo
Kind Regards, Markus Falb

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