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

Herb htheriault at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 15:04:12 ADT 2011


I was just about to write about this. Had to switch to the Waterloo
Arch repository this afternoon.

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Oliver Doepner <odoepner at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> Seems like the DNS entry for mirror.its.dal.ca is gone missing today.
> I get "Could not resolve 'mirror.its.dal.ca'" during "apt-get update".
>
> Same thing using the "host" command on my linux laptop:
>
>> oliver at satellite:~$ host mirror.its.dal.ca
>> Host mirror.its.dal.ca not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
>
> Can you fix this, please?
>
> Thanks
> Oliver
>
>
> Karl Vollmer-3 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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