Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 162091
Feature Request: Maximum download rate
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:52:04 EST
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Description of problem:
Something that I feel would make yum a much better tools is the ability to limit the maximum download rate.
As it is now, yum uses all available bandwidth, making web surfing or doing other things rather slow while downloading, which can take a while when updating openoffice, eclipse etc.
Would it be very difficult to implement a maximum download rate setting like:
(kB/s or something)
I think this would be a great feature for users of slow broadband connections, or modems. People would no longer have to "plan" their updates, but just run them in the background
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Steps to Reproduce:
look at the 'bandwidth' option in the yum.conf man page.