filelists.xml.gz: [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh at
Tue Jan 10 09:27:02 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 22:27 +0200, Oleg Goldshmidt wrote:
> Today I am getting the following error when running "yum update" on
> FC4 x86_64:
> filelists.xml.gz          100% |=========================| 3.0 MB    00:23
> [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum
> Trying other mirror.
> - this is for *all* mirrors yum tries. Any ideas? Is the file
> corrupted and propagated to all the mirrors? Is it a screwed-up
> configuration on my end (I have not tinkered with it, actually)?
> Googling for the error message did not yield anything. What can I check?

Sometimes this is because of a problematic (transparent?) proxy server.
If it persists, it may be that, for which you can try setting
"http_caching" in /etc/yum.conf.


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