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# 101577 4-May-2012 10:33
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Hi All,

You may be aware that we used to host the NZ CentOS Mirror ftp.wicks.co.nz.  This server is no longer in our network and is now not considered local / non rated traffic.

The good news is that we have setup our own linux mirror - which can be found at mirror.xnet.co.nz - it is available over IPv4 and IPv6, either HTTP or FTP, and is unmetered.

We are slowly building the content available on it, but as of writing this post - it currently has the following;

CentOS
ArchLinux
Backtrack
Linuxmint
Ubuntu (iso's only at this stage)

Have fun

Callum
WxC

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  # 619376 4-May-2012 10:54
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Oh awesome thanks Callumb!




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Uber Geek

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  # 619378 4-May-2012 10:55
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Getting around 160mbps onver IPv6. Tracert:


C:\Users\Administrator>tracert mirror.xnet.co.nz

Tracing route to mirror.xnet.co.nz [2001:e20:3002:3000::2]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms 1 ms 2400:4800:4005:100::1
2 1 ms 2 ms 2 ms 2400:4800:4005::1
3 1 ms 1 ms 3 ms 2400:4800:4005:8001::2
4 2 ms 2 ms 2 ms 2400:4800:2::1f:2
5 4 ms 3 ms 3 ms wxc1.ape.net.nz [2001:7fa:4:c0cb::9a6c]
6 2 ms 2 ms 2 ms 2001:e20:3002:3000::1
7 2 ms 3 ms 2 ms 2001:e20:3002:3000::2

Trace complete.




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  # 619382 4-May-2012 10:57
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:)

Lets just say - bandwidth wont be a problem for the mirror

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  # 619383 4-May-2012 10:58
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callumb: Hi All,

You may be aware that we used to host the NZ CentOS Mirror ftp.wicks.co.nz.  This server is no longer in our network and is now not considered local / non rated traffic.

The good news is that we have setup our own linux mirror - which can be found at mirror.xnet.co.nz - it is available over IPv4 and IPv6, either HTTP or FTP, and is unmetered.

We are slowly building the content available on it, but as of writing this post - it currently has the following;

CentOS
ArchLinux
Backtrack
Linuxmint
Ubuntu (iso's only at this stage)

Have fun

Callum
WxC



Cheers. Good to know actually.




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  # 619405 4-May-2012 11:37
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Sweet.. any timeline on getting a full ubuntu package mirror?



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  # 619410 4-May-2012 11:41
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kyhwana2: Sweet.. any timeline on getting a full ubuntu package mirror?


to mirror the full ubuntu-packages is around 450Gb - which seems rather excessive - but I will look into it

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  # 619419 4-May-2012 11:55
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callumb:
kyhwana2: Sweet.. any timeline on getting a full ubuntu package mirror?


to mirror the full ubuntu-packages is around 450Gb - which seems rather excessive - but I will look into it


Wget all!




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  # 619453 4-May-2012 13:00
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I'm rsync'ing the full ubuntu packages archive now - might take a couple of hours

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  # 619510 4-May-2012 13:52
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callumb: I'm rsync'ing the full ubuntu packages archive now - might take a couple of hours


Awesomesauce! Can you let us know when it's done? I'll switch the repos for my boxes at home over at that point.

<3




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  # 619626 4-May-2012 15:46
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kyhwana2:
callumb: I'm rsync'ing the full ubuntu packages archive now - might take a couple of hours


Awesomesauce! Can you let us know when it's done? I'll switch the repos for my boxes at home over at that point.




Probably wont be done until around 6pm at the current rate (averaging ~ 400Mb/s) - but after the initial rsync should be all gravy.

Any other distro's people think we should mirror?

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  # 619627 4-May-2012 15:48
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callumb:
kyhwana2:
callumb: I'm rsync'ing the full ubuntu packages archive now - might take a couple of hours


Awesomesauce! Can you let us know when it's done? I'll switch the repos for my boxes at home over at that point.




Probably wont be done until around 6pm at the current rate (averaging ~ 400Mb/s) - but after the initial rsync should be all gravy.

Any other distro's people think we should mirror?


Fedora




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  # 619628 4-May-2012 15:49
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Fedora is an interesting one... it needs around 1.2T for a full mirror - I will look into doing a partial mirror (for x86_64 & i386)

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  # 619630 4-May-2012 15:53
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callumb: Fedora is an interesting one... it needs around 1.2T for a full mirror - I will look into doing a partial mirror (for x86_64 & i386)


You could look into "Unofficial Repositories", for example Ubuntu unofficial repositories support extra packages not in the official one and merge them, though I don't know the legalities involved, one mirror to bind them all.




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  # 619784 4-May-2012 19:45
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Any other distro's people think we should mirror?


Gentoo (Source/rsync) would be nice! For me at least :)

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  # 619804 4-May-2012 20:32
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Open Suse would be great!

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