[et-mgmt-tools] cobbler import - centos 4.5/64 rsync mirror path
karl at Clickability.com
Fri Sep 7 00:29:48 UTC 2007
yep, one would think this would work out great, but there's perhaps a clarification needed, -the distro dir should look like this in the end result right?:
or should I be higher up?
From: et-mgmt-tools-bounces at redhat.com on behalf of Peter Wright
Sent: Thu 9/6/2007 5:27 PM
To: Fedora/Linux Management Tools
Subject: Re: [et-mgmt-tools] cobbler import - centos 4.5/64 rsync mirror path
Karl Balsmeier wrote:
> In an attempt to grab a distro via rsync, I am doing the following
> command, substituting the servergoeshere for the real rsync mirror.
> The problem is that I have no way to navigate down the tree far enough
> to actually make this work, because obviously my browser doesn't allow
> this protocol.
> cobbler import --mirror=rsync://servergoeshere/path/to/distro
> I visit: http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=13
> and pick out a mirror: rsync://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/
> but can't seem to give cobbler the proper path to the distro. I
> navigated the http dir structure and tried to guess, but no dice.
> What do you do when looking for the right path to give cobbler to a
> distro in rsync?
> Do you use the rsync client? is there a smart and useful command out
> there that reveals the right path to a distro on an rsync mirror?
you can usually just FTP to these mirrors and grab the appropriate path
from there. in this case you can actually goto
mirrors.kernel.org/centos via http as well. then drill down to the
branch that you want to sync and you should be able to use that path for
your mirror switch.
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