Re: Problem with mirror; Can't find list of contacts
Simon Paillard un jour écrivit:
Sorry for the delay..
On Sun, Mar 08, 2009 at 11:01:24PM -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
I'm experiencing problems with a few (three out of four) mirror in
Canada, but when I when the debian website to find the contact people
for the mirrors I couldn't find any such thing. Is that deliberate, or
is it just hard to find (i.e. should be on the page about mirrors that
one can get to from the mirror list page)?
We don't want people to directly contact mirrors providers, for some
good reasons :
* we want to filter false positive reports to avoid harassing admins
* we want to be aware of issues on mirror
And if they want to be reached eas
gulus.usherbrooke.ca times out or reports '503 Connect Failed'
Gulus is facing hardware issues, so it is unfortunately not
available, and has been removed from ftp.ca.d.os since 6th march.
The problem is currently under control, and there is no reason why you
would have got such a message from our mirror for the past week. But
"under control" is not "resolved", so I can't be sure the problem will not
came back, and it is not good enough to be again listed on ftp.ca.debian.org
The only 'normal' way to get a 503 from our mirror is if it detect that
you are using a download accelerator with too many simultaneous
connections (which is likely not your case). If you are being a NATed
network, someone else using a download accelerator can also get you banned
from our mirror for 30 minutes. I can confirm that easily if I have your
Can you give me the approximate time of the timeout and the used IP
address? You can also send the information directly to
Also, it looks to me more likely that the problem is on your side than
having most of the Canadians mirrors not working properly, though we would
certainly prefer to be sure.