[Linux-PowerEdge] Repository issues

Gould, Josh jagould at cswas.com
Fri Feb 15 13:14:24 CST 2019


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Having the same problem here, load times are horrible.

Josh G


On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 1:35 PM Erinn Looney-Triggs <
erinn.looneytriggs at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> [EXTERNAL EMAIL]
>
> The short version:
>
> You need to look into whatever is causing http connections to take so
> long to the Dell linux yum repository and from the looks of it every
> other repo on there, but a really fast fix, is to have your mirror
> script return https instead of http, which is probably a better solution
> all the way around.
>
>
> The longer version with examples:
>
> Folks for a number of days now all of our systems have been failing due
> to Dell's repositories not functioning correctly.
>
> I don't know what the exact root of the issue is on your side, but I can
> say that an http connection to download a repomd.xml file takes an
> unacceptably long amount of time, whereas an https connection is rather
> quick.
>
> It is fine if you want everything to go over https, in fact I encourage
> it, however, your mirrors.cgi script is still outputting http links, and
> as such connections are timing out, examples follow:
>
>
>
> This connection took two minutes to complete:
>
> wget
>
> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> --2019-02-15 11:20:59--
>
> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> Resolving linux.dell.com... 143.166.156.113
> Connecting to linux.dell.com|143.166.156.113|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
> Location:
>
> https://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> [following]
> --2019-02-15 11:22:40--
>
> https://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> Connecting to linux.dell.com|143.166.156.113|:443... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> Length: 2383 (2.3K) [text/xml]
> Saving to: “repomd.xml.1”
>
> 100%[======================================>] 2,383       --.-K/s   in
> 0s
>
> 2019-02-15 11:22:45 (174 MB/s) - “repomd.xml.1” saved [2383/2383]
>
>
>
> This connection took much less time:
>
> wget
>
> https://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> --2019-02-15 11:20:29--
>
> https://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64/repodata/repomd.xml
> Resolving linux.dell.com... 143.166.156.113
> Connecting to linux.dell.com|143.166.156.113|:443... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> Length: 2383 (2.3K) [text/xml]
> Saving to: “repomd.xml”
>
> 100%[======================================>] 2,383       --.-K/s   in
> 0s
>
> 2019-02-15 11:20:33 (155 MB/s) - “repomd.xml” saved [2383/2383]
>
>
>
> Your mirror script:
>
> curl
> '
> https://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/mirrors.cgi?osname=el6&basearch=x86_64&native=1
> '
>
> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/os_dependent/RHEL6_64
>
>
> -Erinn
>
>
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