[nSLUG] rsync://mirror.its.dal.ca/gentoo-portage available

Shiliang Shan sshan at dal.ca
Wed Mar 6 17:07:04 AST 2013


Hi Karl,

I am a PhD student in physical oceanography at Dalhousie University and 
an Arch Linux user.
mirror.its.dal.ca <http://mirror.its.dal.ca>is my primary mirror to 
update the Arch Linux system.

Best regards,
Shiliang Shan
--
sshan at dal.ca
Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University

On 06/03/13 11:10 AM, Karl Vollmer wrote:
> Just an fyi per request we added a gentoo-portage to mirror.its.dal.ca.
>
> I've also not heard any 'its broken' comments from anyone in a while
> so I'm going to assume all is well.
>
> We're currently seeking "in-kind" support from a hardware vendor for
> an upgraded mirror.its.dal.ca if you have the time, and inclination,
> please send me a 1-2 sentence blurb about why a Nova Scotia open
> source mirror is important/useful to you, responses from
> companies/educational institutes and individuals are all useful.
>
> PS - The planned upgrade is from 6TB of disk --> ~16TB+ of disk, an
> increase from 5 drives to 16 (more iops!!!) and double or tripling in
> ram.
>
> Thanks!!!
>
> -Karl
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