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Re: [trinity-devel] Previous TDE review

From: Area02 SCC <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:40:55 -0900
On Monday 15 December 2014 15:23:42 you wrote:
> On Mon December 15 2014 15:18:38 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > As far as I know this has been resolved with the new mirroring system.
> Kuiper seems to have stopped updating many days ago.  Copernicus
> then updated for a while but hasn't as far as I can see updated
> in at least three days.  It seems to have roughly 26% of R14 final
> but it doesn't seem to be used by the redirector.
> (I have not seen nightly builds being mirrored so I don't know
> why is no longer updating.)
> Consequently significant portions of each install are served
> from the master server at lower speeds over the congested uplink.
> I've seen downloads from the master server at reasonable speeds
> but I've too often seen them crawling at 8KBps.
> In short the new system seems to be reliable but slow for regular
> installs and upgrades.  When R14 Final attracts more downloaders
> I would expect further declines in download speeds.  Meanwhile
> for those of us who need to create local partial mirrors the new
> mirroring system is unusable until a complete and consistent
> mirror forms.
> --Mike

How about making usbkeys available with a mirror on it . For Debian, top level 
of /debian would be nice.

You can get smaller sized usbkeys at Amazon, 8gb for $5, not sure how much I 
would pay for this service is worth something though.

"Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes"


Greg M
Archive SCC