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I followed the CentOS how-to but always get this error:

http://dev.centos.org/centos/5/testing/i386/repodata/filelists.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 4] Socket Error: timed out
Trying other mirror.
Error: failure: repodata/filelists.sqlite.bz2 from c5-testing: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

Thanks!

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Try running a yum clean all then rerun the install - though at first glance it looks like the mirror is having the issue.

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Looks like a connection problem (to one of the mirrors)?

Could be a problem with the yum cache. I haven't had similar problems but found post regarding similar problems, where the tip was to try

yum clean metadata and/or yum remove yum-fastestmirror

You might want to read up on it mmore before trying though

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