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Re: woody CDs...



> > The big question is, how the mirrors will handle the extra space
> > requirements.
> > If we count with just 7 CDs per arch (including src) we get 12*7=84 CDs
> > (alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc,
> > src).

Well, based on the jigdo files on cdimage.d.o, i386, ia64, powerpc,
sparc and source are 7 CDs, and the rest are 6. Not all of them are full
CDs, either.

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 10:23:28PM +1000, jason andrade wrote:
> we'll probably have to prioritise what we can carry here in au, unless we
> could get some sponsorship to carry it all which would let us buy more disk.
> 
> in order of decreasing likelihood, we'd probably carry:
> 
> i386, alpha, sparc, powerpc, m68k, hppa, arm, mips, mipsel, ia64, s390.
> 
> we'd probably try and carry at least the first 4 initially.

It'd probably make sense to carry:

	*.jigdo (all arches, all CDs -- ~300MB)
	i386 CD#1 (~600MB)
	i386 CD#2 (~600MB)
	alpha, arm, ia64, hppa, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc CD#1
		(~6GB)
	i386 CD#3-CD#7 (~3GB)
	source CD#1-7 (~5GB)
	the rest (~40GB?)

...stopping when you run out of space. There's probably not a huge amount
of value in offering more than the jigdo stuff for CD's beyond number 1
(the people who have bandwidth to waste by mindlessly downloading 7 CD
images are better of wasting it by using apt-get; the people who have
some, but aren't wasting it mindlessly are better off using jigdo)

Cheers,
aj

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