Re: Too few up-to-date CD image mirrors
On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 12:08:36AM +1000, jason andrade wrote:
> > Hmm. One thing, though, why keep the images locked on that machine just for
> > a sync that happens every few months? Plus the administrative overhead of
> > giving out accounts.
> because it works well to have one central place that mirror admins can
> go to at any point to sync. as admins we also have to deal with catastrophic
> disk failure and it is good to know you can go back to sync against cdimage
> with the images there. that said, i am guessing that all of cdimage would
> comfortably fit now on a single 120G drive. if it is only providing a sync
> point for mirrors then i am not sure if it needs more than one (or two,
> to do raid1) drive for this.
Yeah, but we don't _have_ that 120 GB drive. That's a bit of a showstopper,
don't you think? :)
> > Alternatively we could improve the ghastly blubbery
> > http://www.debian.org/CD/mirroring/ to be more to the point...
> i thought it had been rewritten a couple of times. i remember seeing drafts
> by at least a couple of people fly past debian-cd. wonder what happened :-/
It should simply say "sync whatever way is fastest for you, once per point
release, leave it be in the meantime". I don't see what the fuss is about :)
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