Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 449064
RFE: use mirrors for additional downloads
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:10:42 EST
This is actually a great and very useful system. However I have experienced
The mirror that was selected during the preupgrade download and setup process
was not available about half way through the install. This caused me to have
to abort and they run the install the hard way. This actually appears to be a
problem with the interface between anaconda and preupgrade. Basically it is
locked into using one mirror and will not try any other ones. If one mirror is
failing could this be rigged to used a different one.
First I am finding that this problem is still an issue with 10.
Also it doesn't seem to be related to pregrade like I thought. It occurs even if you don't use pregrade. Apparently the "mirrors" list only includes one mirror if you do a network install. It definitely needs to include all of the standard mirrors, or there needs to be a way to specify more than one down load site.
OK while about everything else in preupgrade seems to be broken in fc11b this seems to actually be fixed.
With my testing so far it may be time to start considering putting off the fc11 release for a while.
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