Tim: >> It ought to just change to another mirror, at that point, with >> short sensible explanation to the user watching the output. >> Likewise for forbidden/denied HTTP errors. >> >> e.g. HTTP access error (404), trying another mirror. >> >> At the moment it blithely ignores error messages, and attempts to >> parse whatever's presented along with the error code as if it >> were the repo XML data file. Mike Klinke: > I'm not sure what you're referring to, perhaps this is an FC4/FC5 > thing? Yes, sorry, I really should have specified I was using FC4. > On FC1/FC3 the simple error message you refer to is about all that's > displayed and yum moves on to the next randomly picked server. I've > never noticed anything even remotely annoying on a 404 error as far as > I can recall. What you'll see is a whole slew of parsing error messages. There's quite a few examples of them in messages posted on this list. For that reason, I didn't bother to provide an example, and I don't know when I'll get another to post a sample, now. -- Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.