more automated fetch of ISO-IMAGES & ports

Julian Stacey jhs at
Tue Apr 7 13:20:06 UTC 2009

Hi stable@ people,
Ref my:
> Found manually on 
> 	but slow at 60 KB/s
> Faster @ 100K from USA
> 	but I'd feel guilty loading main site & intercontinental band width.

Erwin Lansing emailed me off list:
> ... Are you sure you hit the US mirror? is a DNS round
> robin between a US and a danish mirror, so my guess would be that
> if you'd have hit the danish one, it would have been faster. ...

Thanks Erwin, You're right, nslookup:
For me in Munich Germany the Danish mirror
is 10 times faster than USA.

But I wouldn't want to load Denmark needlessly either, so look
forward to reading follow up I see starting re. bitorrent &
fastest_cvsup etc. Thanks all !

Julian Stacey: BSDUnixLinux C Prog Admin SysEng Consult Munich
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