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Re: mirror, mirror was: [SLUG] New User with a few questions.
- To: "Jeff Waugh" <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: mirror, mirror was: [SLUG] New User with a few questions.
- From: "Patrick Mougin" <ozfrog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Oct 24 10:02:03 2000
> <quote who="Patrick Mougin">
> > As a recent Linux newbie (and also a UNSW student), I have found it a
> > delight to use mirror.cse.unsw.edu.au . It's really _really_ cool and
> > mirror a hell of a lot of Debian stuff. In fact, just a week ago, they
> > started mirroring security.debian.org, which makes my apt-get go so much
> > more smoothly :).
> Does it lag behind the main servers as badly as AARNet? I might give it a
> go. :)
> - Jeff
Well, considering that I usually try to do my updates in the off-peak
period, ie. very late in the evening, it does run very fast at that time. I
get almost full bandwidth when I use it then. Otherwise it runs at ~20kb/s
at its best during peak time. Nevertheless, do try it out and see what you