[nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca
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:
> 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?
> Karl Vollmer-3 wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> for our hosted software, so hopefully you'll see it in the official
>> 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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>> nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
> Oliver Doepner
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