[Ambassadors] Fedora private mirrors for Sri Lanka
danishka at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 05:04:54 UTC 2008
Thanks for your quick responce. :)
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Matt Domsch <matt at domsch.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 08:54:26AM +0530, Danishka Navin wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Currently I'm handling Free-media project for Sri Lanka, and
> > Sinhala language for the Fedora.
> > But I relized that Free-media project is not a total solution for a
> > distribution.
> > Sometimes we are busy with our work. And the Form activation is only
> > day per month.
> > But still Free-media project is good. But we can go ahead.
> > I have proposed to Sri Lanka Linux community to have private mirrors
> > each and every university.
> > Its the 1st phase. As the the 2nd phase putting Fedora mirror on the
> > Lanka School-net, thats is the official VPN for all the schools in
> > Lanka.
> > Please provide a rough idea of space, connectivity and bandwidth
> > a test case like this.
> > you host latest stable release
> > synchronize every two weeks
> > 100 regular users per university
> The full Fedora 8 install tree is 88GB, including the ppc arch and
> debuginfo packages, which you may not need. If only carrying i386 and
> x86_64, and no debuginfo, it's 39GB.
> The updates tree for Fedora 8 is another 47GB including ppc and
> debuginfo, 16GB if not.
> The releases tree changes only every 6 months (excluding test
> releases). The updates tree should be synced daily.
> Budgeting 200GB for Fedora 9 is not too much, especially as we've been
> growing the releases over time. I expect the full install tree to be
> 120GB, and over time the updates tree will grow as it has with Fedora
> We have no public mirrors registered for Sri Lanka, and would
> appreciate having some. We have only 2 public mirrors in India
> (presumably where your users are pulling from today).
We I am planning proposed to www.sltidc.lk for a public mirror. :)
> As for bandwidth required, we recommend no less than 10Mbit/sec, and
> prefer 100Mbit/sec or higher if available. Often times educational
> networks will have even higher available bandwidth inside a single
> university or between universities.
Now all major universities are connected to LEARN network (University VLAN )
via a Optical Fiber having a bandwidth of at least 10Mbps.
And hope to host internal mirror at one of the University and others can
sync from that.
> > My ultimate target is to cover each and every academic and region IT
> > centers in Sri Lanka.
> That would be fantastic.
> > Appreciate you earliest response.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Danishka Navin
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