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Re: The updates firehose



On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 04:41:12PM -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> 
> >Are people complaining?
> 
> I don't complain when it happens with my own computer that's
> being updated daily... but it's painful when you update a
> dozen of desktops in the office to F7 and all them want to
> download 500MB worth of updates the first time they boot.
> 
> Yes, I could use a local Fedora mirror.  And, in fact,
> I do.  But then I'd have to customize the yum config on
> all clients to go look there.

You can add your local private mirror to mirrormanager, add a netblock
that covers your address space, and all your clients will then pull
from your local mirror rather than public mirrors, with no change on
the clients.

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/Mirroring

Thanks,
Matt

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Matt Domsch
Software Architect
Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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