Bug 464871 - RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-test-ia64 missing, so jigdo-lite fails download
RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-test-ia64 missing, so jigdo-lite fails download
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jigdo (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ian Burrell
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-09-30 18:28 EDT by John Reiser
Modified: 2013-01-09 23:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 01:27:41 EST
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Description John Reiser 2008-09-30 18:28:27 EDT
Description of problem: Using jigdo-lite to download the x86_64 DVD for Fedora 10 beta fails because RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-test-ia64 cannot be found.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 10 beta

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.jigdo-lite Download/Fedora-10-Beta-x86_64-DVD.jigdo
Actual results:
Resolving download.fedoraproject.org...,
Connecting to download.fedoraproject.org||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2008-09-30 15:12:22 ERROR 404: Not Found.

1 files not found in previous pass, trying
alternative download locations:
   [snip attempt at all mirrors]
Aaargh - 1 files could not be downloaded. This should not
happen! Depending on the problem, it may help to retry downloading
the missing files.

However, if all the files downloaded without errors and you
still get this message, it means that the files changed on the
server, so the image cannot be generated.

Press Return to retry downloading the missing files.
Press Ctrl-C to abort. (If you re-run jigdo-lite later, it will
resume from here, the downloaded data is not lost if you press
Ctrl-C now.)

Expected results: Successful download+compose via jigdo

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2008-09-30 18:44:49 EDT
You're simply being redirected to a mirror that isn't up to date.  This is a problem with jigdo that it won't retry enough times to get the file.
Comment 2 John Reiser 2008-10-01 00:58:52 EDT
Re-running the jigdo-lite still cannot find RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-test-ia64, and close examination of the error messages shows that the file is missing from the master mirror directory http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/10-Beta/Fedora/i386/os/.  I found the file on a "slave" mirror, downloaded it manually, and completed the DVD via jigdo-lite.
Comment 3 Jesse Keating 2008-10-01 12:28:10 EDT
download.fedoraproject.org is a front end to mirrormanager, so it's directing you to a mirror from the list each time you visit it.  It's likely that you keep getting a mirror that is not up to date as of yet.
Comment 4 John Reiser 2008-10-01 13:45:15 EDT
*Which* mirror is not up to date?  The identity of the mirror ought to be in the error message, but all I see is "Not found", with no actual URL except the download.fedoraproject.org.  Also, it was 12 hours after the release announcement.  If the mirrors do not sync in 12 hours then something is wrong, either with the master bits themselves (some pointer listed a file that was not actually in the collection), or with the release process (the bits did not get transfered reliably in the first place, or there was no check-and-fix-if-necessary after the process supposedly completed.)
Comment 5 Jesse Keating 2008-10-01 14:13:00 EDT
jigdo not telling you is a jigdo problem, what's why this bug is now filed against jigdo.

As for the release process, some mirrors are just slower than others.  The data set for the release was not small, 10s of gigs in size.  The nature of having an open mirror system means that some mirrors are going to be less up to date than others, we just don't have a way of forcing every mirror to be perfectly in sync all the time.

I think it's fair that we need mirrormanager to be better about delivering actually up to date mirrors to us during release time, although we're still going to run into cases where the mirror is overloaded and will refuse your connection.  This jigdo itself needs to handle better, hence this bug being filed against jigdo.

Since I'm not a developer or maintainer of jigdo, I'm stepping away from this bug.  I didn't even want to offer jigdo, I'm doing it at the request of others.
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 22:18:10 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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