[Mageia-dev] Repo down: repository fallback by default...

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 26 13:49:13 CET 2012

2012/11/26 Jehan Pagès <jehan.marmottard at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Jehan Pagès <jehan.marmottard at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to install some software and get the error:
>> <<
>>  L'installation a échoué, certains fichiers sont manquants :
>> rsync://ftp.tsukuba.wide.ad.jp/mageia/distrib/2/x86_64/media/tainted/release/mencoder-1.0-1.rc4.0.r34578.9.mga2.tainted.x86_64.rpm
>> Vous devriez mettre à jour votre base de données urpmi.
>> Essayer de continuer néanmoins ?
>> >>
>> (basically the rsync failed)
>> So I guess the repo is down, hopefully temporarily. I went to the
>> "configure media sources" UI and "add a specific media mirror" (was using
>> the $MIRRORLIST default until now).
>> [Side-note: the other mirror in Japan also had faulty tainted repos. I
>> wonder if there is a problem with Japan politics maybe about tainted
>> softwares?]
> About my side note, I realize today that Japanese servers seem still down
> (or "again"? Since I used alternate servers since this problem I had weeks
> ago, I don't know). Have Mageia's Japanese contributor abandonned Mageia?
> Thanks.

The mirror is not down, you are using a wrong address. The correct
address for the Mageia mirror is
(in your link the /Linux/ is missing)


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