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Bug 452448 - yum always select a slow mirror
Summary: yum always select a slow mirror
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Seth Vidal
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Whiteboard:
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-06-23 01:45 UTC by William Lovaton
Modified: 2014-01-21 23:03 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-06-23 08:30:58 UTC


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Description William Lovaton 2008-06-23 01:45:48 UTC
Description of problem:
Specially with Fedora 9, every time I try to update or install something, yum
always select a slow mirror the first time.  I can workaround this issue hitting
Ctrl + C.  It then tries again in another mirror and download the files at full
speed.

Is anybody else seeing this problem?

I guess I could configure yum so that it uses a fast mirror in the first try, I
just don't know how to do it.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-3.2.16-2.fc9.noarch

Comment 1 Tim Lauridsen 2008-06-23 08:30:58 UTC
You can try installing the fastestmirror plugin.

yum install yum-fastestmirror

it should do what you want.

Comment 2 William Lovaton 2008-06-23 15:52:50 UTC
Thanks Tim, I knew it wasn't a bug as such.

I'll try it at home tonight and see how it works.


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