[CentOS] Doing a Centos mirror only via http

C. L. Martinez carlopmart at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 14:57:43 EDT 2012


On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:
> 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.
>
> --

Nop, mirror server is fast ... I have downloaded dvd iso (4 GiB) image
from this server in 50 min.


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