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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml,v 1.29 2006/04/03 09:50:37 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml,v 1.41 2012/05/08 07:44:11 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/source_mirrors.xml"> 5<guide>
6 6
7<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux Source Mirrors Policy</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="klieber@gentoo.org">Kurt Lieber</mail> 10 <mail link="klieber@gentoo.org">Kurt Lieber</mail>
15<author title="Editor"> 15<author title="Editor">
16 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail> 16 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
17</author> 17</author>
18<author title="Editor"> 18<author title="Editor">
19 <mail link="jforman@gentoo.org">Jeffrey Forman</mail> 19 <mail link="jforman@gentoo.org">Jeffrey Forman</mail>
20</author>
21<author title="Editor">
22 <mail link="robbat2@gentoo.org">Robin H. Johnson</mail>
23</author>
24<author title="Editor">
25 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail>
20</author> 26</author>
21 27
22<abstract> 28<abstract>
23This document explains the requirements for source mirrors. 29This document explains the requirements for source mirrors.
24</abstract> 30</abstract>
25 31
32<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
33<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
26<license/> 34<license/>
27<version>1.6</version> 35<version>2</version>
28<date>2005-04-11</date> 36<date>2012-05-07</date>
29 37
30<chapter> 38<chapter>
31<title>Requirements</title> 39<title>Requirements</title>
32<section> 40<section>
33<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title> 41<title>Minimum Bandwidth</title>
45<title>Minimum Disk Space</title> 53<title>Minimum Disk Space</title>
46<body> 54<body>
47 55
48<p> 56<p>
49The space requirements depend on whether you choose to run a "Full" mirror or a 57The space requirements depend on whether you choose to run a "Full" mirror or a
50"Distfiles only" mirror. Full mirrors require 90 GB of disk space. Distfiles 58"Distfiles only" mirror. Full mirrors require 240 GB of disk space. Distfiles
51only mirrors require 40 GB of space. 59only mirrors require 150 GB of space.
52</p> 60</p>
53 61
54</body> 62</body>
55</section> 63</section>
56<section> 64<section>
57<title>Minimum User Count</title> 65<title>Minimum User Count</title>
58<body> 66<body>
59 67
60<p> 68<p>
61We ask that you support a minimum of 15 and preferrably 30 concurrent user 69We ask that you support a minimum of 15 and preferrably 30 or more concurrent
62connections. 70user connections.
63</p> 71</p>
64 72
65</body> 73</body>
66</section> 74</section>
67<section> 75<section>
81<body> 89<body>
82 90
83<p> 91<p>
84Your mirror may not be added immediately to our listing and given access to the 92Your mirror may not be added immediately to our listing and given access to the
85private distribution point. We add mirrors on an as-needed basis so as not to 93private distribution point. We add mirrors on an as-needed basis so as not to
86clutter up the listing, and to provide an adequate amount of high speed 94clutter up the listing, and to provide an adequate amount of high speed mirrors.
87mirrors. You are more than welcome to peek in #gentoo-mirrors on 95You are more than welcome to peek in <uri
88irc.freenode.org and chat up to see the status of your mirror being added to 96link="irc://irc.gentoo.org/gentoo-mirrors">#gentoo-mirrors</uri> on IRC and chat
89our official network. 97up to see the status of your mirror being added to our official network.
90</p> 98</p>
91 99
92</body> 100</body>
93</section> 101</section>
94</chapter> 102</chapter>
101<p> 109<p>
102For new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows: 110For new source mirror requests, the procedure will be as follows:
103</p> 111</p>
104 112
105<p> 113<p>
106Set up your server to rsync with ftp.ussg.iu.edu::gentoo-distfiles. Once you 114Set up your server to rsync with ftp.ussg.iu.edu::gentoo-distfiles. Once you
107have a complete mirror of that server, please file a bug report on 115have a complete mirror of that server, please file a bug report on <uri
108bugs.gentoo.org under the "rsync" category stating that you have a new mirror 116link="http://bugs.gentoo.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Mirrors">bugs.gentoo.org</uri>
117under the <c>Mirrors</c> category stating that you have a new mirror and wish
109and wish it to be added to the list of official mirrors. Please specify 118it to be added to the list of official mirrors. Please specify whether you
110whether you wish to be a "Full" mirror or "Distfiles only" mirror. Distfiles 119wish to be a "Full" mirror or "Distfiles only" mirror. Distfiles
111only mirrors will be designated as such on the website. 120only mirrors will be designated as such on the website.
112</p> 121</p>
113 122
114<p> 123<p>
115Full mirrors must carry the following directories (plus any directories that 124Full mirrors must carry the following directories (plus any directories that
116get added in the future): 125get added in the future):
117</p> 126</p>
118 127
119<ul> 128<ul>
120 <li>/releases</li> 129 <li>/releases (60G)</li>
121 <li>/experimental</li> 130 <li>/experimental (10-20G)</li>
122 <li>/distfiles</li> 131 <li>/distfiles (160G)</li>
123 <li>/snapshots</li> 132 <li>/snapshots (1G)</li>
124 <li>/grp</li>
125</ul> 133</ul>
126 134
127<p> 135<p>
128Distfiles only mirrors need to carry the following directories: 136Distfiles only mirrors need to carry the following directories:
129</p> 137</p>
130 138
131<ul> 139<ul>
132 <li>/distfiles</li> 140 <li>/distfiles (160G)</li>
133 <li>/snapshots</li> 141 <li>/snapshots (1G)</li>
134</ul> 142</ul>
135 143
136<p> 144<p>
137We will then verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly. 145We will then verify that the mirror exists and we can connect to it properly.
138Then, in the next 48-72 hours, we will determine if your mirror is syncing 146Then, in the next 2 weeks, we will determine if your mirror is syncing
139correctly and in accordance with this policy. 147correctly and in accordance with this policy.
140</p> 148</p>
141 149
142<p> 150<p>
143If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri 151If all steps went smoothly, we will then add you to our list of <uri
144link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site. We 152link="/main/en/mirrors2.xml">download mirrors</uri> on the main web site. We
145will also send you the login information for our private master distfile mirror 153will also send you the login information for our private master distfile mirror
146which is only available to official Gentoo Linux source mirrors. 154which is only available to official Gentoo Linux source mirrors.
147</p> 155</p>
148 156
149<p> 157<p>
175Gentoo web site? 183Gentoo web site?
176</title> 184</title>
177<body> 185<body>
178 186
179<p> 187<p>
180A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the rsync category. 188A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the <c>Mirrors</c> category.
181</p> 189</p>
182 190
183</body> 191</body>
184</section> 192</section>
185<section> 193<section>
186<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding mirror issues and maintenance?</title> 194<title>Q: Who should I contact regarding mirror issues and maintenance?</title>
187<body> 195<body>
188 196
189<p> 197<p>
190A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the rsync category. 198A: Please file a bug on bugs.gentoo.org under the <c>Mirrors</c> category.
191</p> 199</p>
192 200
193</body> 201</body>
194</section> 202</section>
195<section> 203<section>
237 <li>/distfiles</li> 245 <li>/distfiles</li>
238 <li>/snapshots</li> 246 <li>/snapshots</li>
239</ul> 247</ul>
240 248
241<p> 249<p>
242These two directories will require approximately 40GB of space and you will be 250These two directories will require approximately 50GB of space and you will be
243listed on our site as a distfiles-only mirror. 251listed on our site as a distfiles-only mirror.
244</p> 252</p>
245 253
246</body> 254</body>
247</section> 255</section>

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