[CentOS-mirror] New system question
lance at uklinux.net
Mon Mar 6 23:03:08 UTC 2006
On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Graham Frank wrote:
> I used the ISO mirrors that you have listed down on the download page.
> For my home, it took me to the Madison mirror,which is the closest.
The isoredirect does not use any form of mirror speed comparison - it
just lists mirors that are in the same country code as the requester, or
if there are less than 10, adjacent country codes as well.
It is up to you to choose the closest.
> However, all of my servers are being taken to Layered Tech instead of my
Are you using yum with fastestmirror plugin ??
If so it logs the speed of connections in /var/cache/yum/timedhosts.txt
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lance Davis <lance at uklinux.net>
> Subj: Re: [CentOS-mirror] New system question
> Date: Mon Mar 6, 2006 4:20 pm
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> To: "Mailing list for CentOS mirrors." <centos-mirror at centos.org>
> On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Graham Frank wrote:
> > Hey all.
> > It's great that the new system is out, but is it still a bit buggy?
> > I pulled up the new system from the server my mirror is on, yet it
> > didn't have me try and use my own mirror. Instead, it took my to a
> > server which is 16 hops away.
> > What's up with that?
> Well firstly your mirror may not be one of the random 10 local ones that
> are listed by the geo ip system for that repo.
> Secondly did you enable use of plugins to get the fastestmirror plugin ??
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