[nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca

Eri Ramos Bastos bastos.eri at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 18:40:07 AST 2010

# grep mirror /repo/scripts/update-repo.sh


Thanks, guys!

Eri Ramos Bastos

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 5:10 PM, Karl Vollmer <vollmer at ampache.org> wrote:
> NSLUG'ers,
>  Scott Walsh of the Faculty of Computer Science (CS) and I have been
>  working over the last month to setup and configure a new Open Source
>  mirror here at Dalhousie University. For those of you at universities traffic
>  traveling over CANet should be up to 1Gb/s. Those of you outside the
>  CANet perview should still see respectable, if slower, speeds.
>  Encase you are wondering what exactly an Open Source mirror is,
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirror_%28computing%29 has a pretty good
>  description along with reasons why mirrors exist.
>  The mirror can be found at http://mirror.its.dal.ca/ with a pretty about
>  page located at http://mirror.its.dal.ca/about.
>  We are in the process of getting this new mirror added to the mirror lists
>  for our hosted software, so hopefully you'll see it in the official lists
>  soon.
>  If you have any other general comments or questions please feel free to
>  let me know. In the mean time happy downloading.
> -Karl Vollmer
> HPC Systems Administrator
> ITS, Dalhousie University
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