Re: up2date limited due to high load
From: Jeffrey J. Kosowsky (kosowsky_at_consult.pretender)
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 17:35:26 GMT
> Sean Anderson <sean-at-anderson-dot-name> wrote:
> > I get the following when running up2date:
> > Error Message:
> > Demo service for server 1003481189 limited due to high load
> > Error Class Code: 51
> > Error Class Info:
> > Demo service currently disabled due to high load. If you would like
> > to see Red Hat's policies on Demo service, or find out how you can
> > purchase a subscription service and receive priority download access,
> > please go to http://rhn.redhat.com/preview/index.pxt
> > Oh, so I do have a demo account at red hat network, but I have not
> > previously, in practice, had a problem with getting updates. I have found
> > they are a little slow to download (I get 10kb/s vs the ~50kb/s I can
> > generally download at). Does anyone know how long it will last. I don't
> > really want to cough up $20, regardless of whether they say it's discounted.
> > Should I just wait? Or is it basically going to keep me shut out.
> Just wait, the load will drop and you'll be able to get on and get
> the updates. It's happened to me a number of times in the past, it's
> strictly a temporary thing where they're devoting their bandwidth to
> paying customers before non-paying customers.
...and given that they just pushed a kernel update, it is
understandable why there would be a short-term bandwidth drain!