Hosting Linux Fest Northwest Videos on torrent

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Sat May 3 15:57:42 UTC 2008

On Sat, May 03, 2008 at 09:36:59AM -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Sat, 3 May 2008, Matt Domsch wrote:
> >
> > In my mind, we need:
> > 1) additional people in the infrastructure team to help with the admin
> >    side of this.
> >
> > 1a) there's a need for existing infrastructure team members to serve
> >     as sponsors/mentors.  I'm sorry I haven't had the time to do more
> >     of this lately.
> >
> > 2) an assessment of the real compute/storage/bandwidth needs for this
> >    idea.  We're notoriously bad at estimating the amount of storage a
> >    given idea will actually need in production.
> >
> > 3) significant donations (cash, equipment, hosting, ...) to realize
> >    these needs.
> >
> I'm hoping to get a big 3) that will help with 2) in the not too distant
> future.  What I had envisioned (if we can get it) is a 3 tier distribution
> system.
> 1) the primary content on our primary mirror.  This will typically be
> DIRECTLY related to Fedora the OS or EPEL.
> 2) Secondary content.  This would be a place for us to re-distribute the
> hosted tarballs, spins, videos, etc.  This is all that value-added stuff
> that will behave just as our primary mirror (with a series of other
> mirrors grabbing content)
> 3) archives.  Far less expensive then the first 2 but does have a lot of
> storage requirements.
> As of this morning we actually have 1 and 3[1] taken care of.  I'm hopeful
> 2 will be more visible in the next couple of months though, since it is a
> donation, I don't want to start making changes and things in case it falls
> through.
> I didn't really have a mirrormanager plan for 2 yet though..  mdomsch, any
> ideas?

secondary.fp.o is up and config'd in mirrormanager now.  So directs as
you would expect.  We can do likewise for other such content, no
problem. Just have separate rsync modules, and an intentional separate
path (e.g. /pub/something) for each, and MM will be fine.

Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO &

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