[CentOS-mirror] Fw: new German mirror sponsored by SILYUS

Mon May 19 12:47:04 UTC 2008
Tru Huynh <tru at centos.org>

On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 12:33:35PM +0200, florian at gruendler.net wrote:
> Is there no interest in my mirror offered on May 9 or what alse prevents the
> mirrorlist admin from publishing it? 

a forgotten item in the TODO list ;)

Your mail arrived while I was taking some days off.

It's has just been added.

Best regards,

> what is the logic the centos project resolves mirrors to requesting clients?
> by shortest AS path or what appears to be the closest geolocation?
geolocation by default.
> what is the logic yum fails over to the next mirror? (does it also fail over
> upon receiving HTTP status code 403?)
any error, afaik.
> is there any advantage for yum to have ftp access or is http access enough?
yum can use either ftp/http, so http is enough.

> to join in on the distribution of the DVD iso files, which masterserver or
> community on the eu-msync should be used
That a long standing issue we need to fix... (too few centos.org machines
with large bandwith/disks). You could get faster dvds/centos files from Tier1
rsync mirror.

Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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