[CentOS-mirror] new mirror

Dayne Broderson dayne at alaska.edu
Sun Apr 30 21:26:59 UTC 2006


By the way, the state abbreviation for Alaska is AK not AL.  AL is for
Alabama.  Not a big deal.

One time a book I ordered took 3 months to get delivered because it was 
bouncing around Alabama.  The person who took my order had done the same 
thing.. at some point in the mail system somebody recognized the ZIP code 
and corrected the address.  That was a long wait for a book.

# dayne at alaska.edu # 907.474.6182 #

On Sat, 29 Apr 2006, Johnny Hughes wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 11:52 -0800, Dayne Broderson wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I've been running an unofficial Centos mirror for a couple years now.. but
>> since it wasn't a full mirror I didn't announce it outside the university
>> I am at.   After a revamp of space on some servers I found myself in a
>> position to do a full and proper mirror.  Sounded like a great plan.
>> I now have a full Centos mirror available to the world via HTTP and FTP.
>> The URLs for this are:
>>  	http://dds.gina.alaska.edu/public/mirrors/centos/
>>  	ftp://dds.gina.alaska.edu/mirrors/centos/
>> The rsync options used:
>>          ROPTS="-avqzH --delete"
>>          MIRROR="us-msync.centos.org::CentOS"
>> Mirror is sync'ed twice a day at 3 AM and 3 PM Alaska time.
>> Credit for this mirror goes to:
>>    University of Alaska - GINA
>> The Internet connection should qualify as OC3 or better.
>> The location is Fairbanks, Alaska.
>> Anything else I need to provide or should be doing?
> Thanks,
> Mirror added.

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