[CentOS] CentOS Stream 8 dnf fails

Mon Feb 14 16:20:43 UTC 2022
Bill Gee <bgee at campercaver.net>

The download eventually finished for me.  It was slow, but it did finish.

The install worked without a hitch, everything rebooted and now the system reports it is on Stream.  All the VirtualBox guests came back up, too.


Bill Gee

On Monday, February 14, 2022 9:20:14 AM CST Greg Bailey wrote:
> On 2/14/22 08:08, Bill Gee wrote:
> > Ah, additional details.  Thanks!  The download is started.   Running REALLY slow (like 24kb per second!) but it is running.  I am not in a big hurry.
> >
> >
> I'm also trying to upgrade my CentOS Stream 8 system, and am getting 
> super slow download speeds when the initial metadata is being 
> retrieved...  approx. 30kB/s.
> I know on older CentOS systems, you could Ctrl-C and yum would move onto 
> a different (hopefully faster) mirror, but now Ctrl-C just stops dnf 
> altogether, and if I reissue the "dnf upgrade" command, it again slows 
> down to a crawl.
> Is there some setting for a minimum bandwidth threshold or some other 
> way to diagnose some really slow mirror?
> thanks,
> Greg
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos