[CentOS] yum issues

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Sat Oct 15 15:02:44 UTC 2005

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-10-15 at 03:57, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>We have served 2.26 TB (bytes not bits) in the last 24 hours ... which
>>is 5x our normal traffic.
>>We are working on a way to use mirrorlist= so that we don't have this
>>kind of problem in the future.  (I know this has it's own issues, but it
>>is something we need to do)
> Maybe someone could figure out a way to feed a copy of the yum
> repository through bittorrent.

This issue has been raised more than just a few times on the yum and 
yum-devel mailing lists and generally accepted as a bad idea. You might 
want to look through the history there and if you so like, re-raise as 
an issue..

- K

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