[CentOS-mirror] 5.6 is coming closer

Tue Apr 5 20:52:20 UTC 2011
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 04/05/2011 12:30 PM, Roelf Wichertjes wrote:
> Maybe a idea,
> Why not choose the least busy ones,
> Say there are 100 mirrors, 5 are busy and 5 almost unused
> Isn't it a better idea to let the 5 busy and the 5 unbusy pull from centos.org
> And have the other 90 pull from the 5 unbusy?
> That should even the load better.
>> On 04/05/2011 10:20 AM, Prof. P. Sriram wrote:
>>> Maybe it's been discussed before, but would it not be worthwhile to do a
>>> DNS based thing for this? We create a temporary rsync source domain
>> Thats quite a lot of work, I'm more keen on having ACL's in place that
>> only allow some specific mirrors ( maybe the 100 busiest ones ) to pull
>> from centos.org; and have everyone else pull from them.

from 'busy' -i meant more like kernel.org / heanet.ie or mirrorservice.org

- KB