[CentOS-mirror] Instructions on CentOS.org for new mirrors

mirror-maintainer at mirror.averse.net mirror-maintainer at mirror.averse.net
Wed Mar 30 16:28:32 UTC 2005

Is there any requirement on where to place the centos directory, so that 
it is consistent across all centos mirrors?  eg. /pub/centos

Is there a requirement to mirror ALL of centos, including the rather old 
2.1 (which incidentally is a symlink pointing outside of the centos 
directory and apparently only makes sense if you're also mirror cAos)?

I've been mirroring CentOS only for some time.  Available at

Any particular reason why the rsyncd module is called CentOS rather than 
centos, when the directory itself is called centos?  rsyncd.conf seems to 
refuse to allow both capitalizations at the same time.

On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Johnny Hughes wrote:

> All,
> There are instructions on CentOS.org concerning how to become a mirror.
> Those instructions are for _NEW_ mirrors only. (And for mirroring CentOS
> only via the new mirror).  If you want to do that, the instructions are
> here:
> http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=22
> We are currently working out a plan to split cAos and CentOS mirrors, so
> if you have an existing CentOS mirror (or cAos mirror), you should
> continue to use your current mirror method until the detailed plan (and
> instructions) are put in place and mailed to this list.  You will then
> be able to split the process into a cAos and CentOS mirroring process
> and pick one, the other, or both to mirror.
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes

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