[CentOS-mirror] New Mirror - Space Required?
tnelson at rockbochs.com
Tue Feb 17 22:44:42 UTC 2009
----- "Tru Huynh" <tru at centos.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 02:51:41PM -0600, Tim Nelson wrote:
> > I appreciate the pointer above in regards to mirror usage. I'd be
> > this local mirror to remove some load from the other mirrors as we
> > anywhere between 1-25 CentOS based servers per week. In this case,
> > mirror would I use for syncing these repos?
> any of the public mirrors listed at
> pick the closest to you (rsync?) and as a courtesy to the mirror
> you are pulling from, just send them an email?
> > Also, is it possible to create a repo in a sort of 'cache' mode
> > packages are only stored on the local repo if requested by a device
> using the
> > repo? Essentially a 'yum caching proxy' for lack of a better term?
> a squid proxy might be able to do it (the centos mailing list may be
> appropriate for this kind of discussion), see also cobbler.
> Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
Thank you again for your help. I'll look into the Squid option.
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