[CentOS-mirror] Discrepencies between vault.centos.org http and rsync

Tue Nov 18 13:41:33 UTC 2014
EURid Operations <techteam at eurid.eu>

On 18-11-14 13:24, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
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> On 18/11/14 11:53, EURid Operations wrote:
>> Hello,
>> It seems there is a problem getting the official vault.centos.org
>> archive content on a mirror at the moment.
>> We are mirroring the CentOS Vault from kernel.org
>> (archive.kernel.org::centos), but the content is not in sync with
>> the http repository of vault.centos.org . I also checked the
>> Leaseweb mirror (mirror.leaseweb.net::centos-vault), and it's the
>> same there, not in sync.
>> The content that we in particular are looking for is CentOS 6.5
>> Regards,
>> Sven Meeus
> Hi Sven,
> Well, I don't know how kernel.org and/or leaseweb.net were mirroring
> vault content (reposync ? lftp script ?), but we don't even list
> thoses as a valid Vault servers.
> Have you read http://vault.centos.org/readme.txt ? it contains the
> info you're looking for (including some rsync targets from machines
> with high-speed connections)
> Cheers,
> - --
> Fabian Arrotin

Hello Fabian,

I googled around first to try and find a list of mirrors. There is a 
post in this mailinglist (2013?) suggesting Leaseweb as an alternative. 
Kernel.org is in many cases just a reliable host to get updates from. I 
did find some other mirrors which could be used, but they all have the 
same content as we have.

Looking at the readme.txt file, I have a few remarks.
- mirror.symnds.com : @ERROR: chroot failed
- bay.uchicago.edu : Not up to date, actually exactly the same as what 
we have now (source for kernel.org nad/or Leaseweb?)
- mirror.nsc.liu.se: Up to date! Going to use this one as a source.

Thanks for the guidance, I forgot about rtfm.

Kind regards,

Sven Meeus

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