[kernel-xen] Beta testing new regional mirror selection system
netwiz at crc.id.au
Sat May 27 17:02:15 AEST 2017
Seems I can't quite do what I want to do via the mirrorlist system. As
such, I've created a new test metalink system that will provide extra
information, as well as the possibility to add other sources (rsync, ftp
etc) later on if needed.
If you currently use the mirrorlist, you can change the URL from:
This will work across all repositories by changing the repository on the
end of the URL.
The metalinks are valid for:
The dynamic mirrorlist system advised below will go away in the near
future and be replaced with the above system using metalinks.
On 25/05/17 18:18, Steven Haigh wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just put into beta testing a new mirror management system that will
> automatically give you mirrors in your region when you ask for the
> mirror list.
> I'd love to get feedback on this system before pushing it live.
> To test the new mirror system:
> 1) Edit the file /etc/yum.repos.d/kernel-xen.repo
> 2) Add .pl to the mirrorlist section of the mirrorlist line - eg:
> You can change the line on any of the following repos:
> * kernel-xen-el6.txt
> * kernel-xen-el6-extra.txt
> * kernel-xen-el6-testing.txt
> * kernel-xen-el7.txt
> * kernel-xen-el7-extra.txt
> * kernel-xen-el7-testing.txt
> At the moment, this script does not cooperate with the stale mirror
> detection system - so it won't pick these up. This will be addressed
> before putting the system live.
> Please test this new interface and advise of any issues. Please include
> the output of 'curl
> https://xen.crc.id.au/mirrorlist.pl/kernel-xen-el7.txt' in the reply for
Email: netwiz at crc.id.au
Phone: (03) 9001 6090 - 0412 935 897
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