Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 610931
yum update excessive time out issues - Error 12 Time out on http://.....
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:15:37 EST
Description of problem:
This is a continuation of bug #520189
"I have seen a couple of times that f12 yum hangs when a download is almost
complete and some unrealistic ETAs are shown:
(17/45): glib2-debuginfo-2.21.5-1.fc12.i686.rpm (12%) 99%
[====================================-] 0.0 B/s | 1.9 MB
Ctrl-c and retrying works."
Applying code patch as described in comment # 36 eliminated the ever increasing eta but the problem still remains with excessive time-out for downloading from update mirrors.
Time-out appears to occur after every 1-2 MB download, mirror is changed, download resumes and time reoccurs.
NOTE: Have several machines on high speed DSL connection and is not a network issue, all other machines do not have this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 13 i386 DVD
Steps to Reproduce:
1. booting to runlevel 3, execute yum update --skip-broken
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