[CentOS-mirror] I was looking for assisants in building a mirror

Fiero, Paul Paul.Fiero at ci.austin.tx.us
Thu Apr 6 13:48:24 UTC 2006

My initial sync took a couple of days to bring down.  Something in the
neighborhood of 35Gb or there abouts.

Paul Fiero, RHCE
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-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Hiram Gibbard
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 8:30 AM
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Subject: [CentOS-mirror] I was looking for assisants in building a

Dear all,

I have been following the HowTo instructions for Mirroring, located at

My question is:
How long does it take to do the initial rsync?

I have ran the command
rsync -aqzH --delete msync.centos.org::CentOS .

twice and it seems to have timed out, obtaining more data at each run.

I then have ran the same command but with --no-blocking-io in order to
prevent it from timing out. Its been running for well over 16 hrs.

Would anyone know what I have done wrong?

Thanks in advance,

Hiram Gibbard
Programmer Analyst II
School of Computational Science

Phone: 850.644.0188
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Email: gibbard at csit.fsu.edu
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