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Re: Yum weirdness



On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:59:29 -0700, Dave Roberts wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 12:46, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:42:31 -0700, Dave Roberts wrote:
> > 
> > > So, can somebody explain this sequence of Yum runs to me? These are all
> > > run back to back. I first do a "yum list updates." Yum tells me that the
> > > libpng packages are due for update. I then run "yum -y update" to get
> > > them all, and it tells me that there are no packages available for
> > > update and no actions to take. Then, I run it again ("yum -y update")
> > > and it goes ahead and does the update. I have had this happen to me a
> > > few times so far.
> > 
> > Do you have multiple mirrors for FC1 Updates configured in /etc/yum.conf?
> 
> Yes, about 5. Are you implying that I'm seeing a sync issue between
> mirrors? Does Yum somehow not pick the same mirror everytime? I had
> figured this was just a case of it trying the first one, then if that's
> down or busy trying the second, etc., etc. Does it just randomize its
> selection?

Well, failovermethod=roundrobin is the default. Hence I guess that maybe
it made yum switch between an up-to-date mirror and one which has not
synced up yet.

Try to reproduce with a single mirror only.



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