[CentOS-mirror] CentOS Mirror System Proposals)

Thu Mar 9 18:01:31 UTC 2006
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Wednesday 08 March 2006 18:43, Lance Davis wrote:
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> 1. Would you be prepared to act as a hub for other (local) mirrors to sync
> from - either by providing us with a server to use, or setting up an
> apache virtual host that we can point to (would have to be
> standard CentOS mirror structure ) - and an rsync module.

I could be a hub, I already allow rsync from * and I have a standard tree (I 
think). If it would require more work then maybe.

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> 2. Would you be prepared to feed a bittorrent of the centos tree for new
> mirrors to use to sync ??

If it was easy, secure and had logging and monitoring.

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> 3. Would you be prepared to mirror dvd.iso files , (bearing in mind the
> apache 2GB file size restriction may mean using a different http server)

If it could be done with a package with an working repo (updates) on i386, 

> We would provide these as a separate rsync repo - and they could
> (preferably) be initially downloaded via bitorrent.
> Our iso redirect system would see which mirrors carried the dvd iso files
> and offer those mirrors to users for those files.
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> 4. Would you be prepared to mirror vault.centos.org

Allready do, and I'd like to nominate debuginfo too for "extra full" mirrors.


> Do you have any other suggestions ??

Only then the possible mirroring of debuginfo.

> Regards
> Lance

  Peter Kjellström               |
  National Supercomputer Centre  |
  Sweden                         | http://www.nsc.liu.se
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