= bug description =
It seems that the entire Cyprus (an EU country) is assigned to Asia and therefore all mirrors are given from Asia by default, e.g. China, Japan etc. This results in extremely unreliable and slow downloads as Cyprus Internet connectivity is linked to West Europe. This renders certain certain Fedora functionality completely unusable, such as preupgrade.
= bug analysis =
= fix recommendation =
Force the mirror system to provide servers from West Europe on requests from Cypriot IPs.
In the MM shell, I did:
which will force Cyprus to get European mirrors. We can't distinguish East vs Western Europe given the data from GeoIP.
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