[opensource] OSUOSS Militia calls for Jim Dinan's Downfall
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?
> Wesley Haines
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