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Re: mirror, mirror was: [SLUG] New User with a few questions.
- To: Syndey Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: mirror, mirror was: [SLUG] New User with a few questions.
- From: Rodos <rodos@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Oct 24 22:01:06 2000
On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, Patrick Mougin wrote:
> > > 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
> Well, considering that I usually try to do my updates in the off-peak
Being always on the lookout for a good fast mirror I decided to compare
cse.unsw and mirror.aarnet to see how they fair. The time is about 10:00pm
so I expect that they are getting average trafic.
Downloadeding Communicator 4.75 of 17.04Mb
hops 9 13
ping 99ms 23ms
total time 1:16s 1:08
avg speed 224.21 KB/s 250.59 KB/s
max speed 334.2 KB/s 378.2 KB/s
So it looks like unsw is a bit faster. However aarnet has much much more
stuff from what I could see. Think I will stick with aarnet for a while.
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