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Re: up2date and yum: failover mode?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 08:19:19AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > Well, what's more interesting is a failover system when you poll several
> > sources of the same channels (maybe that's how yum already works, from
> > your description it doesn't look like this)
> it is in fact:
> yum has a failovermethod which lets it roundrobin or priority failover
> b/t repos of the same packages example:
> [somerepo]
> name=some guy's repo
> baseurl=url://somewhere/somepath
>         url://somewhereelse/somepath
>         url://somewhereelse/someotherpath
> failovermethod=roundrobin

But if url://somewhere/somepath is successful, it wouldn't check the
next repo, would it?

You could combine the failover with the "conventional" multirepo
access of yum like



i.e. put your local mirror at front and as a failover to the master
mirror, ensuring manximum bandwidth when the package is available at
the local mirror and also being up to date with failover.
Axel Thimm physik fu-berlin de

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