[CentOS] Doing a Centos mirror only via http

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Fri Oct 19 14:54:46 EDT 2012


On 19.10.2012 19:38, C. L. Martinez wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 5:48 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> 
> wrote:
>> On 10/13/12 6:07 AM, Nux! wrote:
>>>> >Many thanks Nux, reposync is the tool ... but, is it possible to
>>>> >download metada too with reposync to avoid to use createrepo
>>>> >command??
>>> Use lftp, not reposync.
>>
>> yeah, thats what I use.  my cron job looks like...
>>
>>      lftp -c 'open ftp://mirrors.kernel.org && lcd /export/mirror &&
>> mirror --continue --verbose=1 -x ia64 -x s390 -x s390x -x alpha -x 
>> SRPMS
>> centos'
>>
>> that gets all releases, but not s390 or alpna or itanium.  add -x 
>> 5\* to
>> lose the 5.x stuff.
>>
>> oh, it appears I'm using ftp not http... I believe thats because I 
>> got
>> inconsistent results with http when I switched source repos
>>
>>
>> --
>
> Ok, I am trying to use lftp but I receive a lot of messages like 
> this:
>
> x86_64: Getting files information (22%) [Waiting for response...]
>
> or
>
> "Delaying before reconnect"
>
>  .. and after 8 hours, lftp had synced 4GiB ... very very very slowly
> ... My Internet connection is not the problem ( I can download DVD 
> iso
> images really fast) and the source server neither ( I have tried to
> download CentOS 6.3 x86_64 iso image and the download was really 
> fast)
>
> Where can it be the problem??

Maybe the mirror server is slow? Try a mirror server closer to you.

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