FC2 test 1

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Thu Feb 12 23:21:56 UTC 2004

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, stephan schutter wrote:

> By the way... is there a mirror that is not all clogged up?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-admin at redhat.com [mailto:fedora-list-admin at redhat.com] On
> Behalf Of David L Norris
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 4:42 PM
> To: fedora list
> Subject: Re: FC2 test 1
> On Thu, 2004-02-12 at 21:34, David Cary Hart wrote:
> > The problem is that users will then use Yum to install all the extras.
> > This could create a considerable bottleneck for updates.
> Downloading 3 GB of ISOs to install a working system places the network
> burden up front.  With the Core OS on one CD you could spread those
> bandwidth requirements over a longer time frame.
> Unless everyone does "yum install '*'" it seems like this should
> conserve bandwidth at any given point in time.  Anyone doing more than a
> few installations would surely be smart enough to create their own
> internal mirror and use boot.iso or netboot.

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