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

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 15:49:47 ADT 2011


Tickets have been submitted to the Dal IT support desk. I don't expect
anything to be done before Monday however.

You can still reach the mirror by using http://kil-mrr-1.its.dal.ca/

-D.

On 28 August 2011 15:04, Herb <htheriault at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>
>>
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>> Oliver Doepner
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