more automated fetch of ISO-IMAGES & ports
jhs at berklix.org
Tue Apr 7 13:20:06 UTC 2009
Hi stable@ people,
> 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? ftp.freebsd.org 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 www.berklix.com
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