[nSLUG] :Re: New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror

xl42ii at gmail.com xl42ii at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 09:48:44 AST 2010

Hi Karl,

I would happy to see a CRAN Mirror at Dal.




On Tue, 2 Feb 2010, nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca wrote:

> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:10:00 -0400
> From: Karl Vollmer <vollmer at ampache.org>
> Subject: [nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
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> 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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