Showing posts from July, 2013

Fedora 18 - yum constantly timing out - culprit seems to be fastestmirror plugin

Did a yum update with Fedora 18 and got nothing but timeouts and 404 not found errors. 

yum clean metdata
yum clean all
(a reboot)

were all of no help.


yum --disableplugin=fastestmirror update

completely fixed the problem.

Trying other mirror. [Errno 12] Timeout on (28, 'Operation too slow. Less than 1000 bytes/sec transferred the last 30 seconds')
Trying other mirror. [Errno 12] Timeout on…