On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Bob Pierce wrote: > That wasn't intentional at all... > > Found we had to add the following to your instructions: > > rm /pub/centos/2.1 > mv /pub/caos/centos-2 /pub/centos/2.1 ah - ok - you may not have synced since I made that change earlier to the master mirror. Thanks Lance > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org > [mailto:centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Lance Davis > Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 6:06 PM > To: Mailing list for CentOS mirrors. > Subject: RE: [CentOS-mirror] Mirror Changes - Important > > On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Bob Pierce wrote: > > > Our new mirror locations are as follows: > > > > http://centos.westmancom.com/ > > ftp://centos.westmancom.com/ > > > > We won't be mirroring caos for now. > > > > Let me know if there's any questions about our setup. > > Thanbks - you dont seem to have 2.1 - is that deliberate ?? or again > something wrong at our end ?? > > Regards > Lance > > > > > Good day, > > Bob Pierce > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org > > [mailto:centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Lance Davis > > Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 2:42 PM > > To: centos-mirror at centos.org > > Cc: caos-mirror at caosity.org > > Subject: [CentOS-mirror] Mirror Changes - Important > > > > > > > > Due to the split of mirrors with cAos , it will be necessary for > > mirrors > > > > to make some changes to the way that they mirror the CentOS tree, as > > moving forward it will no longer be a part of the caosity tree. > > > > Firstly mirrors need to decide whether they are mirroring CentOS or > > cAos > > > > or both. They are distinct operating systems, CentOS is a rebuild of > > Enterprise Linux , whereas cAos is an rpm based distribution in its > > own right. > > > > For more information see www.centos.org or caos.caosity.org > > > > At present both trees are mirrored with a single rsync of > > mirror.caosity.org::cAos - moving forward two rsyncs will be needed :- > > > > mirror.caosity.org::caosity that will get the caos tree > > > > and > > > > msync.centos.org::CentOS that will get the CentOS tree > > > > Please note that at present CentOS will be listed and stored within > > the cAos tree, this should not be the case in the future - CentOS > > should never be stored or listed as a part of cAos or caosity. > > > > Mirror Changes > > -------------- > > > > In order to achieve the changes required with minimum download > > bandwidth > > > > the following steps should be carried out. (Note that individual > > circumstances may vary - if in doubt do nothing and ask) . > > > > 1. Stop cron based rsync job from syncing > > > > 2. Move the CentOS tree to its new location, which should be at the > > root > > > > of the publically served tree. > > > > This can either be achieved with 'mv' or if you want a 2nd chance > > at it > > 'cp -al' which will create a hardlinked copy of the tree (as long > > as it > > is on the same partition) > > > > eg with directory structure /pub > > /pub/caos > > /pub/caos/centos > > > > cp -al /pub/caos/centos /pub/ > > or > > mv /pub/caos/centos /pub > > > > to end up with /pub/ > > /pub/caos > > /pub/centos > > (and /pub/caos/centos/ if using cp -al) > > > > 3. Create a new rsync cron job to sync the CentOS tree (if required) . > > > This should be something like :- > > > > rsync -aqzH --delete msync.centos.org::CentOS /pub/ > > > > *** note the change to msync.centos.org *** mirror.centos.org is > > deprecated for rsync use - to allow us to use different servers for > > > yum > > mirrors. > > > > please use rsync -anvzH --delete msync.centos.org::CentOS /pub/ > > first to test that the command will do the right thing ('n' is dry > > run > > and will just show what wil be transferred - which in theory should > > > be very > > little - if it says 40 GB + then the command is wrong !!) > > > > Note that due to the way that rsync works any updates will only be > > written to this new tree and not the hardlinked tree left behind if > > using cp -al > > > > above ( that can be deleted once you are happy with the new location > > working). > > > > 4. Create a new rsync cron job to sync the cAos tree (if required). > > This > > > > should be something like :- > > > > rsync -aqzH --delete mirror.caosity.org::caosity /pub/ > > > > *** note the change to ::caosity - ::cAos will still sync both > trees > > for mirrors that havent restructured yet. > > *** > > > > This will also delete the CentOS tree left underneath the caos tree > > > above. > > > > You should now have both trees in the correct places. > > > > 5. Please email the list to say that you have restructured your mirror > > > and what the new urls will be for public use. We will update the > > databases to reflect these new locations. > > > > 6. It is not necessary to mirror all of centos if you do not wish to - > > > eg you can choose whether to carry 2.1 , 3.3, 3.4, 4.0 - but please > > note in > > > > the email any trees that you will not be carrying and we will note > > that in the database. > > > > 7. In the very near future we will be restricting access to > > msync.centos.org to publically listed mirrors only - we have to > > establiush a way for new mirrors to sync first though. > > > > 8. We will be tracking which mirrors have/havent restructured and will > > > contact individual mirrors accordingly. > > > > There is now an irc channel - #centos-mirror on irc.freenode.net > > where mirroring discussions may be held. > > > > Lance > > > > > > -- > uklinux.net - > The ISP of choice for the discerning Linux user. > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS-mirror mailing list > CentOS-mirror at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-mirror > _______________________________________________ > CentOS-mirror mailing list > CentOS-mirror at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-mirror > -- uklinux.net - The ISP of choice for the discerning Linux user.