This problem has been stumping me for the past couple months. I run several instances of CentOS 6 between physical servers and KVM virtual servers. All of them initially fail a yum update/install u... [by bobsnox]
We're using CentOS on various servers in Japan.
Recently, I found that mirrorlist.centos.org returns servers in China.
It makes "yum update" slow.
This problem occurs on "update" repo.
Our tries and results are follows:
## "os" repository
$ curl "http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=6.5&arch=x86_64&repo=os"