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Re: Important: Broken EPEL mirror breaking EPEL in UK - "mirrorservice.org"



Would it be possible for somebody to remove it from the Fedora mirror list
until it is fixed then?

(Sorry for the incorrect quoting/top-posting of this e-mail; I'm forced to
use Outlook/Exchange for my work email).

Cheers,

David

On 27/10/2011 16:45, "Emyr James" <emyrjames1 googlemail com> wrote:


On 27/10/11 16:33, Bell D. wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Nearly all of our RHEL4/5/6 desktops and workstations at the University
>of Southampton use the EPEL repository (via the epel-release rpm). For
>the past few days the mirrorservice.org mirror appear to be broken,
>generating errors like these on RHEL:
>
I noticed this too. I logged a bug report on their site but have heard
nothing from them.
> [root uos-5416 cache]# yum clean all
> Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
> Cleaning up Everything
> [root uos-5416 cache]# yum check-update
> Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security
> epel             
>                  
>          | 3.7 kB     00:00
> 
>http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x
>86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2
>: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirrors.coreix.net/fedora-epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d
>4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not
>Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/fedora/epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98df
>e6d4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404:
>Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirror01.th.ifl.net/epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d4031fd
>81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x
>86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2
>: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirrors.coreix.net/fedora-epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d
>4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not
>Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/fedora/epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98df
>e6d4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404:
>Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> 
>http://mirror01.th.ifl.net/epel/5/x86_64/repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d4031fd
>81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> Error: failure: 
>repodata/c33521c50de98dfe6d4031fd81f997e7bdcfc1c2-primary.sqlite.bz2 from
>epel: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
>
> The yum configuration (as set by epel-release rpm) uses
>mirrors.fedoraproject.org to generate mirrors to use, which right now are:
>
> 
>http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x
>86_64/
> http://mirror01.th.ifl.net/epel/5/x86_64/
> http://mirror.bytemark.co.uk/fedora/epel/5/x86_64/
> http://mirrors.coreix.net/fedora-epel/5/x86_64/
>
> You can view this list anywhere in the world like so:
>http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?repo=epel-5&arch=x86_64&countr
>y=gb
>
> The bottom four mirrors all seem to be correct, but the first mirror
>(mirrorservice.org) is broken, its repomd.xml file refers to files which
>are not on the mirror (or in fact on any of the mirrors!).
>
> Can somebody either remove the mirrorservice.org mirror ASAP from the
>generator on mirrors.fedoraproject.org system, or fix the mirror. The one
>broken mirror appears to in effect break EPEL altogether in the UK
>because as soon as yum caches the repomd.xml file from the first mirror
>(mirroservice.org) it then continues to look for the invalid/non-existent
>SQLite file which doesn't exist on all of the other mirrors - because
>it's using the repomd.xml file from the first mirror. Right now that
>means all our server and desktop builds are broken and our customers are
>reporting that their desktops tell them that the system is not receiving
>updates.
>
> I've cc'ed in help mirrorservice org onto this e-mail since it is their
>mirror which is currently giving out incorrect info.
>
> Cheers,
>
> David Bell
> Enterprise Systems Team
> University of Southampton
>
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