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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3 3
4<guide link="/doc/en/rsync.xml"> 4<guide link="/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml">
5<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title> 5<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title>
6<author title="Author"><mail link="klieber@gentoo.org">Kurt Lieber</mail></author> 6<author title="Author"><mail link="klieber@gentoo.org">Kurt Lieber</mail></author>
7 7
8<version>1.1</version> 8<version>1.1</version>
9<date>17 Feb 2003</date> 9<date>17 Feb 2003</date>
11<chapter> 11<chapter>
12<title>Requirements</title> 12<title>Requirements</title>
13<section> 13<section>
14<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title> 14<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title>
15<body> 15<body>
16<p> To properly host a source mirror you should have a minimum of T1 bandwidth. 16<p> To properly host a source mirror you should have a minimum of 2Mbps upstream bandwidth.
17ADSL and cable connections do not generally make adequate connections for rsync hosts due to their limited upstream performance.</p> 17ADSL and cable connections do not generally make adequate connections for distfile hosts due to their limited upstream performance.</p>
18</body> 18</body>
19</section> 19</section>
20<section> 20<section>
21<title>Minimum User Count</title> 21<title>Minimum User Count</title>
22<body> 22<body>
33<chapter> 33<chapter>
34<title>Implementation details</title> 34<title>Implementation details</title>
35<section> 35<section>
36<body> 36<body>
37<p>for new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows:</p> 37<p>for new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows:</p>
38<p>Someone asks to be a mirror, then we verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. Then we will contact you and enable your server to connect to <path>rsync1.us.gentoo.org</path>, the master rsync mirror. Then, in the next 48-72 hours we will determine if your mirror is syncing correctly with <path>rsync1.us.gentoo.org</path> and accordingly with this policy.</p> 38<p>Someone asks to be a mirror, then we verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. Then, in the next 48-72 hours we will determine if your mirror is syncing correctly with <path>www.ibiblio.org/gentoo/</path> and accordingly with this policy.</p>
39 39
40<p>If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site.</p> 40<p>If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site.</p>
41 41
42<p>Additionally, you, the mirror admin will be added to the gentoo-mirrors mailing list (low traffic) so that you can folllow all issues associated with source mirrors. 42<p>Additionally, you, the mirror admin will be added to the gentoo-mirrors mailing list (low traffic) so that you can folllow all issues associated with source mirrors.
43</p> 43</p>

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