[CentOS-mirror] Ideas on steering yum to local mirrors
rsm at fast-serv.com
Wed Sep 29 12:26:10 EDT 2010
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From: Ralph Angenendt <ralph.angenendt at gmail.com>
To: "Mailing list for CentOS mirrors." <centos-mirror at centos.org>
Sent: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:05:53 +0200
Subject: Re: [CentOS-mirror] Ideas on steering yum to local mirrors
> > If we want to move from current system, then ASN based system to
> > determine closest mirror might work.Though It also have pro & cons. So
> > my suggestion is to work with current system and find out where is
> > the problem so that the problem can be fixed.
> The problem is that we can *only* do GeoIP. The granularity of that
> isn't fine enough at times (see above or other examples in this
Maybe we return more than 10 mirrors in certain cases where many mirrors are
The problem is that, by randomly choosing 10 mirrors within X distance our own
mirrors are not always returned.
Many times mirrors 1000 miles away will win election because our own are not
in the list.
I can be pretty sure that if our mirrors are anywhere in the list, yum would
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