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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Re: gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT / broken symli
Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Re: gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT / broken symlinks
Tue, 30 Mar 2010 20:55:54 +1030
On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 19:48:01 -0400
Daniel Clark <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:50 PM, Paul O'Malley <address@hidden>
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> > Daniel Clark wrote:
> >>>>>> gNewSense now has a mirror at MIT - mirrors.mit.edu/gnewsense
> >>>>>> address@hidden is contact address - they are setting up for
> >>>>>> 2:17am EST pull at the moment.
> >>>>> What mirror(s) can we give them? us.archive is our canonical
> >>>>> mirror location, and is held at the FSF.
> >>> no, my thought was more 'if they want to appear in our archive
> >>> dns pool, how should we do this'?
> >> Hmm, I'm not sure. Back when I used Debian and Ubuntu, I always
> >> just used debian.lcs.mit.edu and ubuntu.media.mit.edu - I don't
> >> know if they also had .debian.org / .ubuntu.com aliases.
> >> Since both mirrors are very high speed and very close
> >> geographically, perhaps it would make the most sense to have
> >> us.archive.gnewsense.org continue to point to the FSF server, but
> >> have a procedure in place to switch that over to the MIT server if
> >> that one has downtime.
> >> Also IMHO something like mit.us.gnewsense.org and
> >> fsf.us.gnewsense.org would be useful.
> > +1 for naming conventions
> > this is not to deprecate any in use just make more aliases
> If kk is cool with it I'll go make the CNAMEs.
can we round robin them in dns? if not, feel free to setup the cnames.
Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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