Repository error

Mitch Thompson mitchthompson at satx.rr.com
Fri Mar 31 16:35:00 BST 2006


Gabriel Dragffy wrote:

>Right sometimes the servers get messed up, just try backing up your 
>sources.list, and then replacing all the US  in the addresses with GB for 
>example, then do and update. This will switch to the GB repos, and maybe will 
>be OK. I find the GB repos fast and reliable and I'm mainland China, it is 
>faster than the repos here in China and the one in Hong Kong and Taiwan, so 
>should be good from the US.
>
>On Friday 31 March 2006 21:54, Mitch Thompson wrote:
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>>Karl Goetz wrote:
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>>>Mitch Thompson wrote:
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>>>>Before I go and file a bug report, I wanted to ask here if it was truly
>>>>a bug, or just me with a bad case of CR disease.
>>>>
>>>>If I uncomment the line
>>>>
>>>>deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ breezy-updates main
>>>>restricted
>>>>
>>>>in /etc/apt/sources.list, I get the following error(s)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>...
>>>>Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com breezy/main Sources
>>>>...
>>>>
>>>>Get:8 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com breezy/main Sources [305kB]
>>>>99% [8 Sources gzip 0]
>>>>gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
>>>>Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com breezy/main Sources
>>>> Sub-process gzip returned an error code (1)
>>>>Fetched 8B in 4s (2B/s)
>>>>Failed to fetch
>>>>http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/breezy/main/source/Sources.gz
>>>>Sub-process gzip returned an error code (1)
>>>>Reading package lists... Done
>>>>E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old
>>>>ones used instead.
>>>>
>>>>The gz file is there, and if I wget it and gunzip it, it unzips fine.
>>>>
>>>>So, what is the problem?
>>>>
>>>>Thanks in advance.
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>wait 30 min and try again, the US server gets cute sometimes.
>>>kk
>>>      
>>>
>>Thanks.  So, is there another repository for Sources?
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That did the trick, thanks!



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