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Re: mirrors.k.o (Re: status)

On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 11:12:14AM -0400, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 03:49:01PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > I should also mention that I updated the scripts that update the kernel.org
> > mirrors (I said I would do it in an earlier message, but never ACK'ed that).
> Hi Josip,
> Out of curiousity, was the problem just that they use several
> machines, one of which might be rsynced earlier than the other, so
> retrieving a Packages file from the 1st might be
> effectively-inconsistent if later retrieving debs from the 2nd?

On September 29th, 2007, I fixed them to do two stages of rsync, but their
local rotation (mirrors.kernel.org) was still out of sync for potentially
long periods of time while they updated. On March 3rd, 2008, I fixed them
to wait for one another until both have completed the first rsync stage.

Their situation is almost regularly exacerbated by the immense load on both
machines, so we haven't had them as part of the US rotation for many
months now. :/

Josip Rodin

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