[nSLUG] New Nova Scotia Open Source mirror, mirror.its.dal.ca
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/
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:
>> 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
>>> nSLUG mailing list
>>> nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
>> Oliver Doepner
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