[CentOS-mirror] mirroring DVD

Nick Olsen Nick at 141networks.com
Fri Nov 13 20:55:53 UTC 2009

On 11/13/2009 3:52 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 11/13/2009 08:34 PM, Nick Olsen wrote:
>> As I understand, You just had to be a public mirror. I don't know about
>> the whole 100Mb/s deal.
>> But really, what does it matter?
>> Even if you sync from a tier 1, you still get the dvd's, just a little
>> bit later. And chances are there is a tier 1 closer to you then a tier0
>> in mysnc, Thus would most likely be faster.
> There is actually quite a lot of complexity around the DVD images at the
> moment - some required, some artificial. However, we are going to be
> having a good old bash around with ideas in the next few days and start
> looking at how we can better do this.
> What I expect is going to happen ( Tru and Ralph are more authoritative
> on this issue ) - is that we are going to come up with a few options
> that work for us best, and then put them on this list and see what and
> how everyone feels about those - the aim being to not have restrictions
> on who can get what, however retain focus on getting content out there,
> real quick and reliably.
> Couple of things that we want to do is make sure we cut out the 'user'
> traffic from the tier0 msync machines and focus on feeding the public
> mirrors as a priority. And have a different target that users can pull
> from, so their traffic does not impact the tier0->1->2 mirrors
> Expect more on this soon ( next week or so )
That sounds good. Like limit the msync machines to only rsync.
Let all the other mirrors handle the HTTP yum traffic and such.

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