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From: Michael Orlitzky <mjo@g.o>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] emerge --sync keeps failing
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 13:19:45
Message-Id: a44e37ab16ba61de613d317f80ca2b316edc1598.camel@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] emerge --sync keeps failing by n952162
1 On Mon, 2021-08-02 at 13:10 +0200, n952162 wrote:
2 > >
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4 > I have this problem every month.  Why does it fail?  Is it just a
5 > timeout because my network is slow?  Can that be tweaked?
6 >
7
8 I'm not really sure. I've seen it fail in the past due to bad memory or
9 a dying hard drive, but it also "just happens." It might be the
10 upstream mirror? I'd have to investigate precisely what is failing..
11 and that would take longer than re-syncing a few times every couple of
12 months.