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bebop
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:07 pm    Post subject: yum update Reply with quote

Hi,
I came back to Blag after about a year or so and just installed 9k and as requested used yum instead of apt and when I do yum update I get this error

Code:
 yum update
http://www.blagblagblag.org/90000/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: blag. Please verify its path and try again


I have an internet connection working OK.
Can anyone advise me about this error? Maybe the Blag repo is out of action at the moment?
Thanks

Junichirô
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

See here:
http://forums.blagblagblag.org/viewtopic.php?t=4965

bebop
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Junichirô
Thanks,
I read the topic you sent.
I think I'll wait till the server comes back online.
I hope they can fix apt-get too.
Hoping it won't be too long.
Regards

stevo32
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The server won't be coming back online, from the looks of things. Please use the mirror.

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Junichirô
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 11:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It works for x86_64 too.
I update my Laptop today.

john maclean
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can any one "mirror the mirror"? At the moment it's a single point of failure. If that server goes down for any reason *pft*. I can show you how I've sent this mirror up if you want.

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gr00ve
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

how much space/bandwith is needed?
john maclean
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
 du -sch public_html/blag/
70G     public_html/blag/
70G     total

As far as bandwidth is concerned I know that there is at least one person a day grabbing the whole lot. Also a few crawlers have found it. Anyway this is the crontab that I had set up to mirror the repo.

Code:
jayeola@ks355011:~$ crontab -l
# m h  dom mon dow   command
0 0,6,12 * * *  rsync --timeout=600 --archive  rsync://rsync.blagblagblag.org/blag/90000 /home/jayeola/public_html/blag/ --verbose


One could use wget --mirror if you don't know how to set rync up.


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gr00ve
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ouch, i mean 70gigs of space is no biggie i've got plenty of spare drives around, but the only problem is that the only link i could provide for this would cap @ max of 200kb/100kb d/u - so it will take me like a week to get all the stuff in sync. all further syncs i can channel through a different link, so that the speed on this one would be dedicated to the repo only.

should i even bother?

john maclean
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Torrents of 90k?

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stevo32
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have mirrored the entirety of the i386 RPMs so that it can be used to update blag90k i386. I have only mirrored the source RPMs for blag-specific packages and have not mirrored any x86_64 packages at all.

As I do not have enough bandwidth to have people downloading this off of me, I cannot set up a public mirror at the moment, but I will do so if jayeola's server ever goes down.


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Jason
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is there ways we could get distributed hosting for this? 70+ GB per day is going to murder most peoples allocations of bandwidth.
gr00ve
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i've uploaded an iso to http://voodoostress.net/blag/BLAG-90001-i386.iso

with this account @ present I have 150 GB of space & 1,500 GB of monthly bandwidth.
if i will start getting closer to the monthly bandwith limit i will have to make an iso unavailable up to the end of that month.

with ~190$/year i could get unlimited space/bandwith, but as much as I hate admitting it I am rather broke atm and can not afford to pay entire amount by myself, if somebody is willing to participate lets talk about this, unless somebody else has other ideas as far as free hosting goes.

as far as distributing repo data - i think the only way to do so would be to split the repo. on the other hand this also increases the possible failure points...

i almost have the server ready to start mirroring the i386 repo on the 200/100 link, and i will start wget shortly.

john vaughan
PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:18 pm    Post subject: yum update Reply with quote

I have used the "repo" fix suggested by extraspecialbitter and it works a treat except for the following ; when I tried to install the printer driver hpijs I got this message -
warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 6df2196f

Public key for net-snmp-libs-5.4.1-19.fc9.i386.rpm is not installed.

Is there any way round this as I can't use my printer without this driver.

extraspecialbitter
PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:34 pm    Post subject: Re: yum update Reply with quote

john vaughan wrote:
I have used the "repo" fix suggested by extraspecialbitter and it works a treat except for the following ; when I tried to install the printer driver hpijs I got this message -
warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 6df2196f

Public key for net-snmp-libs-5.4.1-19.fc9.i386.rpm is not installed.

Is there any way round this as I can't use my printer without this driver.


I'm assuming that you're using "yum" and not "apt-get". To suppress the GPG key check you'll have to edit the "*.repo" files under /etc/yum.repos.d. There should be a line in the file that reads as follows:

Code:
gpgcheck=1


Change to the following:

Code:
gpgcheck=0


If you're using apt-get, let me know - there's a similar change to be made in the file /etc/apt/apt.conf.

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