Fedora Core brevity vs server upgrades

John Summerfied debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue May 10 01:32:57 UTC 2005

William Hooper wrote:

>>>>Ouch - that is very cache-unfriendly.
>>>It is much, much more mirror friendly, though.
>>It's hopeless. Mirrors that only serve their country or smaller
>>geographic region are excluded. Such as Planetmirror, Australia's larget,
>>AARNET that serves Australia's education community, WAIX that
>>serves select Western Australian IAPs (those who contribute) along with
>>eqquivalents in other Australian states.
> Nothing is stopping you from either using your own mirror list, or not
> using a mirror list at all and configuring a single mirror.

While that is so, it's not a good general solution, and a good general 
solution is what I prefer.

If I fix it as you suggest for me, that helps one user (or the set of 
users I support). A general solution will work well for everyone; the 
current setup does not.



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