[opensource] OSUOSS Militia calls for Jim Dinan's Downfall

AP Fritts fritts.11 at osu.edu
Mon Mar 6 14:42:42 EST 2006

OIT told me that it would be up to the CSE department.

Wesley Haines wrote:
>> I think this would be a wonderful idea.  I actually have several ideas 
>> that really depend on students doing a lot of leg work, and this was one 
>> of them.  This really would require a bit of work, but I think it very 
>> doable.  I see this task as having a couple steps.
>> 1.   Identify other mirrors on campus (OSC used to have some, I know 
>> there are others) and see if they would be okay with: use from campus, 
>> from off campus, publicly advertised use.
>> 2.  Figure out if we want to mirror additional software
>>      2a.  Figure out what to mirror (personally I think CentOS, Ubuntu, 
>> and Gentoo would be good candidates)
>>      2b.   Identify some equipment that could be used to run the mirror 
>> (this my require the club to aquire some hardware, which my be best 
>> served by a donations subgroup).
>>      2c.  Setup our mirrors
>> 3.  Advertise both our mirrors (if we choose to do so) and other mirrors 
>> we have found on campus as appriopriate.
>> Did I miss anything?  Would you like to see other things mirrored?  Can 
>> you help with a step?  Write to the list.
> I currently run a mirror for OpenOffice. I would love to host other
> projects as well but I don't have the bandwidth :/
> I am definitely willing to help get a project like this up and running.
> Who could I contact at OSC/OIT/CSE to see if we can get some bandwidth
> (or maybe hardware) reserved for a mirror server?
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