Re: apt PARALLELISM
2005/12/12, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <email@example.com>:Secondly, the amount of data to be downloaded is
independant of the time it takes, thus, in aggregate, whether apt
parallelizes or not won't make any difference to the total bandwidth
used, although it may shift more load to the ftp2 servers since they
never get used in normal usage.
We don't want them to open multiple connections even to MULTIPLE servers...
That's odd though, because apt *does* open connections to multiple
servers all the time. To fetch packages lists, or if a package is only
available on one of the servers further down.
Finally, how much of these slowdowns reported by people are caused by
the bandwidth delay product. In that case, two servers will definitly
be able to use more than a single server by itself... I didn't think it
common practice for large mirror to configure multi-megabyte windows...
Have a nice day,