rsync for serverbeach1?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu Mar 25 18:32:24 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-03-25 at 18:23 +0000, Andre Robatino wrote:
> Would it be possible to set up rsync for serverbeach1?  The reason I ask is that
> it could be used to very efficiently convert between a DVD and the corresponding
> CD set, which might encourage more testing of the CDs (which seem to be having
> problems lately).  I verified this by using one of the regular Fedora mirrors
> with rsync to convert in both directions between the F12 DVD and the F12 CD set.
>  It would also give someone with a corrupted download a better way to fix it
> than downloading from scratch.  (I've personally never had it happen so far, but
> it could.)

You can use Bittorrent as a way to fix a broken download, BTW, since it
does its own error checking and downloads in small blocks. If you start
a torrent download and point it at an already-downloaded copy of the
contents, it'll error check them and redownload just the corrupted bits
(if any).
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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