Mail archive

Re: [alpine-devel] Additional mirrors needed?

From: Nathan Angelacos <>
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2015 18:54:36 -0500

On 03/07/2015 09:47 AM, Simon Tretter wrote:
> Hash: SHA256
> Hi guys,
> I am new to this list and Alpine Linux but eager to help out in any
> way. Is there a need for a mirror? I can offer US westcoast and Germany.
> Regards
> Simon

Mmm... turn down free disk space and bandwidth? Is that a question? :)

So far the general practice has been people just "set up mirrors" and
then inform the list that its up. There's some basic instructions here:

Most of our mirrors are in US, with one in West Coast IIRC. I don't
know of any DE, although we have some presence in Netherlands.

Right now we have only one instance of "ancient.a.o" - which is all the
old stuff back to 1.1 - Currently its 85.8GB, but we'll be moving
releases 2.3-2.7 there, which would about double that space requirement.
  Don't know if you have 200GB disk space free for a low-bandwidth
mirror, but I am currently looking for another public mirror of all the
old stuff. Ancient doesn't have rsync running on it atm. If you are
interested hosting it, drop me a note we'll get everything set up so you
can follow the standard procedure.

And welcome to the list!

Received on Sat Mar 07 2015 - 18:54:36 UTC