[CentOS-mirror] CentOS Mirror System Proposals)

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Fri Mar 10 00:40:52 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 15:12 -0600, Bob Pierce wrote:
> It doesn't look like LFS is supported by apache 2.0 on i386.

That is true ... we are working on something for that (either an
httpd-2.2 in centosplus or a patched version of httpd-2.0 with LFS
support in centosplus.  It does break some things either way (so I would
only use it on a mirror server and not on production boxes).  Neither of
these will probably be ready for the 4.3 release.
> I downloaded the Centos4.2 x86_64 DVD to our server as a test file.
> When I go to download it I get the following in the http error log:
> [error] [client 216.xx.xx.xx] (75)Value too large for defined data type:
> access to /CentOS-4.2-x86_64-binDVD1.iso failed
> So, we may be limited to only offering the dvd.iso files on our ftp
> mirror

That is a nice option.  We still need to workout the path details for
where the DVDs will go (on FTP servers), so I think initially on 4.3 we
will just stick to DVD only via BitTorrent.

> Bob.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of seth vidal
> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 3:06 PM
> To: Mailing list for CentOS mirrors.
> Subject: RE: [CentOS-mirror] CentOS Mirror System Proposals)
> On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 14:58 -0600, Bob Pierce wrote:
> > If apache 2.0 works with large files, then we'd be happy to mirror the
> > dvd.iso files.
> > 
> > About Apache 2.2, I was referring to an extra package outside of core.
> > But if the functionality is not needed then that's fine.
> > 
> easy to test
> 1. make a file from urandom that's 3.4GB (size of avg iso) 2. create a
> checksum of it (sha1sum thatfile) 3. transfer file using wget to another
> machine 4. compare the checksum
> -sv

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