yum: slowwww mirror

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Mar 8 20:48:20 UTC 2013



Am 08.03.2013 21:45, schrieb Reindl Harald:
> 
> 
> Am 08.03.2013 21:42, schrieb Tom Horsley:
>> On Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:28:04 +0100
>> Reindl Harald wrote:
>>
>>> have you installed this stupid "fastest-mirrors" plugin?
>>
>> Actually fastest-mirrors is what you want. It is never actually
>> right about which mirrors are fastest
> 
> it is useless bullshit
> 
> in austria it ALWAYS selects the tuwien servers
> which are creeping since many months between a
> few MB/sek down to some bytes per second on a
> 100 MBit fiber
> 
> this plugin is broken by design because the ping
> does not say anything about bandwidth which is
> the meassure for fast or not

"few MB/sek" was a typo - few KB per second
and few means below 100 while the line easily
can get 10 MEGABYTES per second a lot of mirrors
at least give you 5-8 MEGABTYE per second

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