[CentOS-mirror] Status of dvd iso for CentOS mirrors.
lance at centos.org
Sun Apr 15 21:07:50 UTC 2007
On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Kevin M Stange wrote:
> Lance Davis wrote:
>> With the release of 5 we have seen a tremendous increase in the use of
>> the dvd.iso , so that from bitorrent it is now downloaded 5 times more
>> than the cd isos.
> For a while there, we were the only mirror showing DVDs on the CentOS
> site. We had to throttle our bandwidth because we were pushing as much
> as 350 Mbps, mostly in DVD ISOs. Things have calmed down a bit from
> that high now.
Phew - thanks for that - I think there are now 4 US mirrors shown carrying
dvd isos - and we are pushing to get more ...
>> The main issue with having the dvd isos available from mirrors is that
>> Apache < 2.2 running on 32 bit architecture wont display files larger
>> than 2.0 GB , however CentOS 5 has Apache 2.2 with large file support so
>> that problem will now start to go away - alternative is also to use
> Rebuilding the apr, apr-util, and httpd SRPMs from CentOS 5 or Fedora
> Devel will work for CentOS 4. Only catch, httpd includes an init script
> which requires a new version of initscripts. To work around it, you can
> install the src RPM, then grab your old /etc/init.d/httpd and replace
> /usr/src/redhat/SOURCE/httpd.init. Then you can set the dependency to
> require 7.93 of initscripts instead in the specfile and build. That's
> what we're doing currently.
> Kevin Stange
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