[Support-mirrors] Lower file size threshold for mirroring?

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Tue Sep 27 13:45:05 EDT 2005


> On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 10:42 -0700, Robby Russell wrote:
> > > Now that we're mirror-flush, I'd like to lower the minimum size for
> > > mirroring - so that files that are larger than 500 KB would be mirrored
> > > out.  Right now the threshold is 1 MB.  This change would get some
> > > popular files served by the mirrors, including some narf releases,
> > > net-ssh releases, allinoneruby, wtr, and various others.  
> > > 
> > > This would mean an extra 151 MB of files would get replicated out to
> > > your servers, and the bandwidth usage would increase by some amount
> > > (hard to say how much).  If it turned out to be a problem, we could
> > > either increase the threshold again or I could contact some of the folks
> > > that have been volunteering to mirror and taken them up on their offers.
> > > 
> > > Any objections?
> > > 
> > Nope!
> 

Super!  I'll lower the threshold this evening, probably, so as to do the
file transfers during an off-peak time.

Thanks all,

Tom




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