Fedora mirror size
james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 11 13:33:11 UTC 2005
Chris Adams wrote:
> Most of the time, space isn't the issue; bandwidth is the limit. I rate
> limit my server to 35-45 megabits per second (the rate varies over the
> day). When a release rolls around, it'll peg that limit for a week or
> As for size: I mirror everything (except the debug packages) for i386
> and x86_64. I only keep "current" releases (so I removed FC1 recently
> for example). Right now, I see:
> 22817868 core/2
> 21012672 core/3
> 6984676 core/development
> 4 core/test
> 8451904 core/updates
> 3679096 extras/3
> 16 extras/development
> 31552 extras/testing
> I haven't decided if I'll add the PowerPC arch when it becomes a "core"
> arch (i.e. releases are built along side i386 and x86_64). I probably
> will if I have the disk space.
> Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
> Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
> I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
(HiWAAY is one of the mirrors listed in
We don't thank the Fedora mirror people enough. It's a thankless role,
nearly invisible to the end users when everything works properly, needs
huge amounts of bandwidth and (I imagine) quite a bit of attention.
Chris, can I take this opportunity to thank you, HiWAAY, and the other
mirror operators for the essential work you play in keeping Fedora
E-mail address: james | Never meddle in the affairs of Windows NT. It is
@westexe.demon.co.uk | slow to boot and quick to crash.
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