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Re: [trinity-devel] MIrror system status[was: Previous TDE review]

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:02:31 -0600
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> 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

Thanks for the info.  How are you determining the percentage of final?

I'm starting to think has a problem of some kind; for
the past day or so I saw no attempts to connect which is strange if the
mirroring is stalled as you say.  There is now an active upload in
progress, so we'll see what happens in the next day or two.

At least the system now degrades gracefully instead of causing the
showstopper failures Darrell was alluding to that were unfortunately
characteristic of previous releases.

For the next SRU I'm going to see if I can set up a more stable layer in
between the TDE servers and

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