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Re: Update Service



On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 09:19 -0600, Robin Laing wrote:
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> > Scott Becker wrote:
> > 
> >> Now I'm trying to download a src rpm using 'up2date --get-source 
> >> postgresql' and I get either a file not found or an apparent success 
> >> but an empty file.
> > 
> > 
> > This is probably due to:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=141289
> > 
> >> [main]
> >> cachedir=/var/cache/yum
> >> debuglevel=2
> >> logfile=/var/log/yum.log
> >> pkgpolicy=newest
> >> distroverpkg=redhat-release
> >> tolerant=1
> >> exactarch=1
> >> retries=20
> >> obsoletes=1
> >> gpgcheck=1
> >>
> >> # PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo
> >> # in /etc/yum.repos.d
> >>
> >> It looks like I can modify the files an /etc/yum.repos.d to make it 
> >> use rh instead of the mirrors.
> > 
> > 
> > You'd be better off finding the mirror that gives you the best response 
> > and using that. It almost certainly won't be download.fedora.redhat.com.
> > 
> > Paul.
> > 
> 
> Look at the mirrors list and try each one and see which is faster and 
> then try to use them normally.  With the way our network is 
> configured, I have to use a mirror across the country as this is where 
> our Internet connection is located. :(
> 
> We do mirror some of sites here.
> 
> For me, I have found that the ftp sites are faster than the www sites.
> 
> Some days it is just slow.
> -- 
> Robin Laing
> 
I use a terminal window with up2date -u as root
It gives the mirror, and if it's 1/2 way around the world or it seems to
hang or be slow I just hit Ctrl + c to kill it, hit the up arrow for the
command line again and hit enter.  It seems to take 3 or less tries for
a good one.

Tim...




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