[CentOS-mirror] Ideas on steering yum to local mirrors

Wed Sep 29 13:11:28 UTC 2010
Ralph Angenendt <ralph.angenendt at gmail.com>

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 10:28 PM, SpeedPartner GmbH
<mirror at speedpartner.de> wrote
> well, Fedora has been having the Mirror-Manager for quite some while now
> where you can select which countries your mirror would want to serve and
> also give your networks (lately: your AS-numbers) and would always be
> ranked first in the mirror-lists.
> I've tried to discuss that with CentOS-folks in the past, but they
> seemed to prefer the current system which "just works" for them :-(
> Sorry to hear that, while we're wasting bandwidth :-(

I just made an offer for a meeting via IRC.

Monday, October 18th, 20:00 UTC.

And keep in mind please that that means to move a *large* installed
set of machines over to a different mirror system. And that system is
run by a crowd which doesn't really like changes in their eco system.

So the more people can chime in with their knowledge ...

One thing I know is that we won't begin restructuring *before* 6 is
out. Just to give an unknown timeframe >:)