[CentOS] Mirror

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Sat Oct 15 14:17:14 UTC 2005

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Tom wrote:
>> onlist would be good cos I have some space & BW that I can offer in AU.
>> Sam Drinkard wrote:
>>> What would be the minimum requirements for a mirror for the CentOS 
>>> distributions?  I've got some resources that I might be able to 
>>> utilize to help out.  Can someone respond to me offline where we can 
>>> discuss?
> If you are looking to mirror the entire CentOS Public Mirror you need 
> about 60 Gigs of storage, The requirements jump a bit when there is a 
> new release since we will have both tree's for a few days ( eg. 4.1 and 
> 4.2 are both live at the moment ), we will take 4.1 off soon.
> There are somethings that we dont distribute out to public mirrors, 
> purely for the sake of disk space usage. This includes : Beta / Testing 
> versions of the distro's ( http://beta.centos.org ), debuginfo and 
> deprecated pkgs + tree's ( http://vault.centos.org) and we also dont 
> distribute DVD .iso images out ( only available via bittorrent )

There is a short Howto which lays out the process itself :


- KB

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