[CentOS-devel] Getting there faster
nux at li.nux.ro
Sun Nov 10 09:19:45 UTC 2013
On 10.11.2013 06:46, Brian Mathis wrote:
> Bandwidth limiting could probably be accomplished using 'tc',
> otherwise the
> "bwlimit" option to rsync might work well enough for a simulation.
> like 'tc' can help with latency too (
> What kind of control do you have over the mirrors? One option is to
> the amount of data that needs to be transferred. This could be
> accomplished by:
> a) Transferring only package files to mirrors, then running scripts to
> build the ISOs in place
> b) Transferring only the ISOs, mounting them through loopback, then
> building the repos with symlinks into the mounted ISOs.
> I am assuming that the packages in the repos are identical to those on
> ISOs, so there's already a bunch of duplicate data getting sent over.
This might not work, many mirrors do not carry all or any ISOs.
I still think bittorrent/btsync/similar between the primary mirrors or
a select number of mirrors that agree to this should work fine.
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