[CentOS-mirror] DVD isos & apache in 32bit CentOS

ftpmirror ftpmirror at ncnu.edu.tw
Thu Jun 1 15:11:24 UTC 2006


I forgot to provide the url of our site. It is http://ftp.ncnu.edu.tw/ 
(running CentOS and lighttpd).
Maybe someone wants to see a demo site.

ftpmirror wrote:
> Hi,
> Apache 2.2.2 has been released. Maybe someone can pack this version 
> for mirror site administrators? This version supports the "Large File 
> Support" feature to handle files larger than 2GB. 
> (http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/new_features_2_2.html)
> In order to provide uses to download DVD-iso files, we use lighttpd 
> (http://www.lighttpd.net/) as the HTTP server. It has "Large File 
> Support " support.
> If your site is based on CentOS, you can get the lighttpd package 
> through DAG repository (http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/).
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Kasparek Tomas wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 09:55:18AM +0200, Pix wrote:
>>>> Maybe i'm saying something stupid, but maybe a thttpd sitting on a
>>>> non-standard port with a mod_rewrite rule in apache would do the 
>>>> trick ?
>>> Yes, you are right, I just want to know if anyone was not thinking 
>>> about
>>> recompiling the apache wth largefile support - that will be the best
>>> solution for me as admin ( = no additional work necessary). If not, 
>>> I will
>>> go the second way - the lightweight web server and redirection.
>> rebuilding apache with the largefile support breaks the api - so you
>> need to then rebuild everything down the line that needs or might need
>> or uses apache too - php, mod_python, mod_dav_svn mod_perl, mod_ssl and
>> their dep chains.....
>> so, i am not sure if thats something i'd recommend or even try to do for
>> myself.
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