[Support-mirrors] Interested in running a mirror on dreamhost

Dennis Oelkers dennis at lauschmusik.de
Mon Jan 16 08:00:52 EST 2006


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Hello Gregory, hi list,

Gregory Brown wrote:
> Hello all, I've got a lot of bandwidth and space to share, so if you'd
> like, i'll be happy to host a mirror.
> 
> There are a couple of minor caveats... dreamhost shared hosting plans
> are not rooted, so they allow rsync only through ssh.

Should not be a problem.

> 
> It's no trouble to offer up an account for whoever is administering
> the mirror, and we'll probably need to put the actual content in a
> fake root, as I don't have write access to /var
> 
> However, we can easily drop a mirrored file system into a folder on a
> shell account, and if this doesn't pose a problem, then, let me know
> what i need to do and I'll get started!

How would the URLs look like? I guess Tom should be able to judge if
your mirror is usable depending on the capabilities of his
rewrite-script doing the mirror rotation.

If it's all fine, I will send you a public ssh key and set things up.

Kind regards,
	Dennis Oelkers
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