error: failed retrieving file ‘extra.db’ from mirror.ams1.nl.leaseweb.net : Operation too slow. Less than 1 bytes/sec transferred the last 10 seconds
This is the message we are talking about. You will have a different server from a different country. But these things happen.
Networking can go wrong in so many places.
- check all cables
- check all switches, hubs, routers, modems, …
- reset all switches, hubs, routers, modems, …
- compare with other hardware in house
- speedtest check or in terminal : speedtest
Here we see the issue is a couple of servers that give a time-out.
Even after a mirror command the issues prevails.
We edit the file /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist and put a hashtag in front of all the slow servers.