[CentOS-mirror] Question about downtime

Lance Davis lance at centos.org
Mon May 21 16:43:57 UTC 2007

On Mon, 21 May 2007, Magnus Morén wrote:

> Hi,
> The mirror at Halmstad University is now (since this morning, UTC)
> officially in the mirror list and I have seen traffic all day.
> Question: Is there any procedure to follow if I must schedule downtime
> for the server? (ie downtime for 5 minutes to update kernel *or*
> downtime for one day (or more).

Well, downtime for 5 minutes noone will notice - unless they are in the 
middle of a long download ,get kicked off and they arent in a position to 
resume ...

Downtime for a day or more will be picked up by our systems and the 
listing will automatically drop off our website etc.

In my experience when we are told about small outages - we dont look at 
the emails until after the outage has been and gone ....


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