[CentOS-mirror] mirrorlist geoIP
tru at centos.org
Fri Feb 20 22:22:22 UTC 2009
On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:43:04AM -0800, C.M. Connelly wrote:
> For my mirror, mirror.hmc.edu, I see mirror age of 4 hours, last
> probe 1 hour, and status ok on mirror-status, and on machines on
> the same network as the mirror I get the following list from
it's a random generated list of 10 US mirrors in order to
spread the network load.
> I modify the yum .repo files on the machines I manage to always
> point to our mirror,
That's the expected behaviour when one is able to maintain
its own local mirror, imho.
> but it would be nice if our local mirror were
> returned for other users at the 5Cs who don't change their setup.
That's means that
- mirrorlist need to know which IP range is owned by which local mirror -> like
- how should the centos.org know that your requested block range it legit
for each local mirror?
- more burden on the centos.org "logic"
- no load spreading over multiples mirrors
Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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