[nSLUG] Mirrors

Scott Walsh walsh at cs.dal.ca
Wed Feb 3 22:45:50 AST 2010

Were you pulling that from mirror.its.dal.ca or ftp.nrc.ca?

We also bacame an official mirror for IUS(http://iuscommunity.org/) 
today, because sometimes it's nice to have a current version of 
PHP/Python/MySQL for RHEL/CentOS and friends...

Aplustech98 wrote:
> A stable 1.6MB/sec.
> Warren Robertson wrote:
>> Just curious, if people like the speed of the new Dal mirror couldn't
>> they take advantage of the NRC mirror site which is on the CaNet
>> backbone. It's on the ulimately connected to the same network that the
>> Computer Science server is on unless some routing parameter makes you go
>> over a different path. I use it here at Dal and I can download faster
>> from it then I can transfer from a local server.....which seems very
>> strange.
>> Oh, and it has every distribution I've ever looked for.
>> I just downloaded the Fedora Live CD and here is the report, check out
>> the speed!
>> 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection
>> for
>> /pub/systems/linux/redhat/fedora/linux/releases/12/Live/x86_64/Fedora-12-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso
>> (718274560 bytes).
>> 226 Transfer complete.
>> Successfully
>> transferred
>> /pub/systems/linux/redhat/fedora/linux/releases/12/Live/x86_64/Fedora-12-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso
>> at 11325.59 KB/s
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Scott Walsh
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