[nSLUG] Anyone on Redhat and Eastlink?

Stephen Yorke syorke at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 13:06:48 ADT 2014

  I do not have this issue.  My virtual environment has Red Hat, CentOS,
Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SLED, OpenSUSE and Mint.

But I am on Eastlinks business 40/20 package which is really just an
extension of their home internet as I can plug in to their modem directly
and still get a DHCP address as well.

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From: francis picabia <fpicabia at gmail.com>
Sent: 2014-04-10 12:19 PM
To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Subject: [nSLUG] Anyone on Redhat and Eastlink?

I'm having trouble using yum update on Redhat, with network
stalled talking to the akamai servers such as

It is reproducible on several boxes, and on each this
was working fine 3 days ago.

mtr seems to show 60% packet loss getting to this server.

Can anyone else confirm this is an Eastlink + Redhat issue
at the present time?

RHEL does not have public mirrors to select from.  There
is a yum plugin for fastest mirror section, which helps
for epel, but does nothing about core Redhat repos.
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