[CentOS] Yum issues with EPEL

Sat Jun 20 01:29:58 UTC 2015
Peter Lawler <centos at bleeter.id.au>

On 20/06/15 11:21, Peter wrote:
> On 06/20/2015 01:17 PM, david wrote:
>> After years of working just-fine, I have an automated script that
>> manages yum for me at initial install time.  Sometime within the last 48
>> hours, I get the error message
>> http://mirror.nexcess.net/epel/6/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno -1]
>> repomd.xml does not match metalink for epel
> EPEL is having network problems right now.  A workaround is to comment
> out mirrorlist in /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo and add a baseurl line
> pointing to a known good mirror.

Further, EPEL is provided by Fedora. Fedora's mirror system is currently
having hiccups.

I dropped by their admin IRC and it'd seem they have some network issues
that they hope to have fixed by the end of the weekend.