[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>
>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> inconsistent results with http when I switched source repos
>> Ok, I am trying to use lftp but I receive a lot of messages like
>> x86_64: Getting files information (22%) [Waiting for response...]
>> "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
>> 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
>> 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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