new porstnap mirror
dimitar.vassilev at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 16:53:47 UTC 2009
2009/12/11 Brooks Davis <brooks at freebsd.org>
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 04:35:10PM +0100, Juraj Lutter wrote:
> > Dimitar Vasilev wrote:
> >> I'm located in Bulgaria and to be honest one user asked.
> >> So far my regular patients are a news agency, 2-3 private hospitals,
> >> Turkish government servers, 2-3 telcos
> >> and the regular FBSD bunch - 100-200 local people plus the various stray
> >> bunch from around the world.
> >> We will see how it goes.
> > Just my $0.02, I often install machines in local offices connected via
> > 1-to-2 Mbps ADSL lines and fetching snapshot at speed like 100kB/s is not
> > really good to look at ;-)
> On an internal network it's possible to have a single machine do the
> fetch and then share /var/db/portsnap via read-only nfs. This will be
> much more bandwidth efficent than maintaining an actual mirror.
> -- Brooks
just to clarify and avoid further misunderstandings:
I'm one of the persons maintaining the bg.freebsd.org.
I'd like to add port-snap as a service if possible and be included in a pool
Speaking PGP if needed.
Thanks and have a nice week-end!
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