[CentOS] Cobbler or manual set up for local repo

john maclean jayeola at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 16:05:43 UTC 2010

On 4 April 2010 15:36, Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Apr 2010, john maclean wrote:
>> Chaps,
>> Is cobbler overkill or is it simpler to set up a local repo and
>> rsync it with a mirror?
> Personally, I think cobbler overkill if all you want to do is have a
> local copy of the CentOS repo for updates and occasional
> installations.
> I just mirror the os/ and updates/ trees (about 20G for CentOS 5.4). I
> point lighttpd at the root of the mirror tree, enable directory
> listings, and push a standard CentOS-Base.repo file that points to the
> local mirror to all my CentOS machines.
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Thanks. That's pretty much what I was thinking. By the way, is
bottom-posting prefered on this list?
John Maclean
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