Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Unsure -- one attempt was enough for me
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add the Fedora extras repo as a source
2. Get really slow download speeds (5k/s, when I normally get 1,300k/s here at
3. Wait. And wait. Unable to cancel. When switching from vt2 back to X11, the
installer doesn't even repaint until the package finishes downloading.
Excruciatingly long install
Better automatic selection of mirrors -- my connection is MUCH faster than the
speeds I was getting
Or an Extras DVD
Or just the ability to cancel the download and restart the package selection
process without the remote repository.
Jeremy - Can we make use of the fastest-mirror plugin here?
Not really; but we probably should point at the mirrorlist url instead of just
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In Fedora 9, we use the mirrorlists by default which, coupled with
MirrorManager, should help make things reasonable