[WBEL-users] Up2date and WB3.0 Mirrors.
grahamp at wsieurope.com
Tue Oct 10 04:38:07 CDT 2006
I use ftp.esat.net
I have noticed that for the latest update from RH, we have the new
kernel but a lot of the updates are still not on this mirror. I don't
see any news so wonder if the complete update is still being worked on
or whether this mirror is out of date.
Does anyone know if the complete update is available or still in the
On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 03:05, Kris Deugau wrote:
> Brian Thies wrote:
> > The mirrors for WB3 are badly out of date. only about 40% of the mirrors
> > that whitebox-mirrors points to are current. For example:
> > ftp.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu is being deprecated.
> I can't comment usefully on up2date, but the *hostname*
> ftp.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu is deprecated (along with a couple of other
> *.ctlib.cc.gatech.edu hostnames); the *system* has no plans I've seen
> any indication of to shut down. Remove the "cc" part for current hostnames.
> They've clearly advertised this in their rsync and FTP banners; they've
> also posted a fairly prominent notice on their main website. They
> posted these notices *months* ago. (I can understand why you might not
> have seen these banners, however; if you're not running manual FTP
> access, (ir)regularly mirroring content, or visiting the website, they
> get discarded by yum. Or whichever other tool you use.)
> FWIW, the links for GTLib on http://www.whiteboxlinux.org *are* current.
> > jach.hawaii.edu doesnt have
> > a 3.0 directory.
> Some smaller mirrors, unfortunately, only carry the latest release, not
> a growing archive of everything. :/ "Everybody wants the latest and
> greatest, you know." <g> They may have also only picked up White Box
> "recently", ie, after the WBEL4 release.
> > and phantomhosting.com has no whitebox directories at all!
> *nod* I've noticed a couple of sites drop White Box over the past two
> years or so; I also started mirroring from one or another site some
> time ago (mostly to speed up local experiments - netinst over 100-meg
> LAN links are far faster than DSL). (Sorry, not currently publicly
> accessible; I would *like* to push it out to a publicly-accessible
> machine, but the one I could use has somewhat limited overall bandwidth,
> and Not Enough Disk.)
> > Any idea of who to talk to to get the mirror list updated?
> > My e-mail to jmorris at beau.org about a month ago on this topic went
> > unanswered.
> I would imagine that's the correct address; aside from the slow and
> infrequent updates to the website, that email address is still listed.
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