[CentOS] yum vs up2date

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Sep 7 21:00:10 UTC 2006

John Summerfield wrote:
> You haven't shown how the mirroring system find a good mirror, and the 
> evidence Johnny gave shows it doesn't.
> There _are_ good mirrors, I wasted some time perusing broadband plans 
> and found another (only has I32 and AMD-64, but finding zSeries was a 
> surprise).
> Your mirror system doesn't show them to users, and that's a problem to 
> those users whom it costs.

But does CentOS *know* about those mirrors? Or are they mirroring it
from somewhere without telling CentOS that they do so? 

I don't see a possibility to query every ftp server and see if they
mirror centos.

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