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Re: Monitor mirror status via 'mirmon'?



At Wed, 14 Sep 2005 11:34:38 +0300,
Peter Pentchev wrote:
> In an out-of-band discussion related to ftp/www/cvsup.bg.FreeBSD.org,
> George Danchev mentioned 'mirmon', a utility for monitoring the
> 'up-to-dateness' of project mirror sites based on the timestamp of
> a file touched hourly on the master site:
> 
> http://www.cs.uu.nl/people/henkp/mirmon/
> 
> Would it be a good idea to run something like that for the FreeBSD
> mirrors?  I think a file with a timestamp updated hourly would not
> put too much stress on the mirrors.

I set up mirmon (list is made from doc/share/sgml/mirrors.xml) and run
it on my box, then copying to public periodically.

http://people.FreeBSD.org/~kuriyama/mirrors/
(wait few days until TIMESTAMP file be propagated.)

If it seems useful, give it a unique hostname then.


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Jun Kuriyama <kuriyama@xxxxxxxxxxxx> // IMG SRC, Inc.
             <kuriyama@xxxxxxxxxxx> // FreeBSD Project