[CentOS-mirror] Fwd: New Mirror on Brazil

Ralph Angenendt ralph.angenendt at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 16:44:13 EDT 2010

Am 02.11.10 21:26, schrieb Bangladeshi CentOS Mirror Maintainer

>> My crontab
>> 0 6,18,23,3 * * * rsync -aqzH --delete msync.centos.org::CentOS /var/www/html/centos/
> This is my main concern. Normally sync 4 times a day is enough to keep
> your your mirror up to date. 

That is 4 times a day.

> Also as you are in Brazil, Timezone is
> vital here.  so I will suggest you to update your cron entry like
> bellow:
> 15 1,6,18,22 * * * rsync -aqzH --delete-after
> us-msync.centos.org::CentOS /var/www/html/centos/

Why should timezone be "vital"?

> The main issue is to use idle time both you and from where you are
> miring. Find out a good mirror near you and change
> 'us-msync.centos.org::CentOS .

No. Absolutely do *NOT* do that, msync.centos.org hands out mirrors
accordingly to where you are. Do not try to only hit one mirror, please.


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