[CentOS] Yum Weird Message

Fri Jan 8 23:59:12 UTC 2016
Mark LaPierre <marklapier at gmail.com>

On 12/28/15 15:24, Alice Wonder wrote:
> I ran into this exact issue last night -
> http://www.iotti.biz/?p=433
> When a computer is connected via IPv4 but the IPv4 a repo host connects
> to is not available, yum then tries the IPv6 address and will fail with
> a confusing message telling you it failed to connect to the IPv6 address.
> I don't know if there is a way for yum to figure out whether the current
> network connection to the Internet is IPv4 or IPv6.
> But if there is a way, it might make a usability improvement. A lot of
> people have no idea what IPv6 is and would be confused.
> I was confused myself at first, wondering if DHCP pulled in IPv6 from
> the router.

Funny that you should say that.  IPv6 is celebrating it's 20th birthday.

   ^ ^  Mark LaPierre
Registered Linux user No #267004