[Yum] yum failover url problem.

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Jun 15 12:17:42 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 17:09 +0530, Sanjay Arora wrote:
> Now the scenario is this. I have a local yum-repository of RH9 updates,
> from which I deleted several corrupted rpms, so it is missing some
> rpms...about 15 of them.
> In the update url, I have given two urls...first of the local repository
> and second of the duke mirror. Now, when yum reaches the first missing
> file, it switches to the second failover url of the duke mirror, but it
> does not switch back to the faster and local mirror for getting other
> files. It keeps downloading files from the remote, ignoring the local
> repository.

That's correct, once a mirror has failed it is never restored. Why would
yum oscillate back and forth if it has already experienced one as a
failed mirror?


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