On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Gordon Tetlow wrote:
find your closest mirror - i don't recomment hitting ftp.freebsd.org
directly. then start mirroring using rsync or spegla or mirror.pl
to your local system.
I guess trial and error for this one.
i can't help much.. unless you want to spring for tickets for me
to the US in which case i can help a lot :-)
just doa few traceroutes to ftpX.freebsd.org and pick a close one.
I'm in CA, basically, I'm going to use it for our internal purposes as
well as anyone else that might be interested.
well, depending on your bandwidth, you might or might not want to be
Not a master at working with rsync, but I guess it's time I learned.
rsync is trivial to get installed, is much more secure than a ftp server
and offers a lot better mirroring support in terms of bandwidth than
to this day it is a constant annoyance there is no rsync support, even
if only for downstream mirrors (not end users) on ftp.freebsd.org :-(
our traffic is so async, I can continually update the server and it won't
affect us at all.
cool. best of luck with getting your mirror up
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