[Yum] retrygrab() failed ...

David Relson relson at osagesoftware.com
Fri Jan 9 13:47:58 UTC 2004


On Fri, 09 Jan 2004 08:23:09 -0500
seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu> wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 08:19, David Relson wrote:

...[snip]...

> > Does this indicate a problem in yum, my configuration, or at the
> > mirror?
> 
> I'd guess either:
> 1. repository
> or
> 2. someone put a transparent proxy up w/o telling you and it's timing
> out keepalives quickly.
> 
> try 1 first.
> 
> -sv

I think I've found the solution!  I changed from

   baseurl=http://mirrors.usc.edu/...

to:
 
   baseurl=ftp://mirrors.usc.edu/...

and yum is happily downloading packages.




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