[Yum] Using Yum with Mandrake 9.2

David Relson relson at osagesoftware.com
Mon Dec 29 04:03:41 UTC 2003


On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 21:43:49 -0600
Kathy Wills <kathywills at brannanorwills.com> wrote:

> Dave,
> 
> I just wanted to let you know that the suggestion to get the latest 
> version of Yum worked. The only problem I'm having now is that when I
> do "yum list installed" it downloads some of the headers and then says
> 
> "failover: out of servers to try. Error getting (here it gives the 
> header it would try to get next) [Errno 7] HTTP Error
> (CannotSendRequest):
> 
> I'm assuming this just means the server is busy because if I wait just
> a few minutes it will get some more of the headers.
> 
> -- 
> Kathy Wills

Kathy,

Using "yum -C list installed" will avoid the server checking.  Since
you're interested in what's present, not what's available, using the
local information cache is appropriate.

David



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