Bug 182537 - List of mirrors should be provided by install program
List of mirrors should be provided by install program
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 174073
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-02-22 21:57 EST by Ricky Ng-Adam
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Ricky Ng-Adam 2006-02-22 21:57:14 EST
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

It would be very useful if Anaconda automatically fetched and presented the list
of mirrors (http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html) at the "HTTP Setup"
dialog during install.  

Finding a mirror requires a second computer connected to the net OR the
prescience that this information will be needed and in addition entering the
mirror information is error-prone.

Plus you have to know that the actual string to enter as directory is something


and not just the url at the mirror list.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. network install
Actual results:

mirror information is required

Expected results:

mirror information is provided

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-02-22 22:08:00 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 174073 ***

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