[Testing] [OLPC New Zealand] Testing Summary: 19 November 2011 - Auckland, New Zealand

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Sun Dec 4 18:32:12 EST 2011

On Sun, Dec 04, 2011 at 06:27:41PM -0500, John Watlington wrote:
> At least your ISP isn't nasty enough to hijack DNS requests to
> alternate servers, like the satellite ones.     How about using the IP
> addresses of a real mirror in yum.repos.d instead of DNS names ?

Hmm, I hadn't thought that would work, because most HTTP servers these
days are Apache virtual hosts, so they need the host name portion of the
URL sent to them in the GET request.  I might give it a try next time I
need to use yum.

James Cameron

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