On Thu, 16 Feb 2006, [ISO-8859-2] Maciej ¯enczykowski wrote: > > Why not - they are the same old mirrors - all that happens is that yum > > gets a lost of local up to date mirrors for the release/repo/arch from the > > mirrorlist server on port 81 - chosen solely so that we can run it on the > > same server > > as normal apache on port 80. > > > > If you have fastestmirror plugin enabld yum will then test the mirrors and > > use the fastest local connection. > > > > The version of yumex that we have at dev.centos.org alsouses the same > > mirrorlist system. > > Note that using a non-standard port (81) here is an error - many restrictive > firewalls (or proxies) won't allow such a connection - for example at my Mom's > work (were I'm now) and my Dad's. Even though it's an outgoing connection. You have a good point - and we will make changes ... > Setup apache virtual hosting, add a new dns name, and use apache's proxy module > to proxy mirrorlister:80 to localhost:81 > otherwise this will break for a lot of people. There is no need for virtual hosting /proxy - and anyway we are running this using lightpd/fastcgi for performance reasons. We have set up http://mirrorlists.centos.org/ running on port 80 - so if you get hit by being unable to use port 81 outgoing then please change the config to use mirrorlists. :80 ... We will be pushing an update to make port 80 the default. Regards Lance -- uklinux.net - The ISP of choice for the discerning Linux user.