[CentOS-mirror] Status of dvd iso for CentOS mirrors.
Brian Elliott Finley
finley at anl.gov
Tue Apr 17 04:42:47 UTC 2007
We (http://mirror.anl.gov) would like to start mirroring the DVD ISOs
for direct download, but I have failed to find instructions on how to
include them when I sync.
How do I include DVD ISOs on my mirror site?
Lance Davis wrote:
> 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
>> Chief Technology Officer
>> Steadfast Networks
>> Phone: 312-602-2689 x203
>> Fax: 312-602-2688
>> Cell: 312-320-5867
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