Re: www.debian.org very slow indeed?
On Sun, 9 Jan 2000, Carl Fink wrote:
: Has anyone else noticed that the main (US) Debian servers have been
: remarkably slow lately? Both trying to use the web site, and
: ftp.debian.org for apt.
The web site is on a different server altogether as far as I know.
: I've switched apt to a mirror, but the mirrors of the web site are
: also so slow as to be nearly unusable?
Did you try http.us.debian.org? That's a round-robin DNS record dor
several servers; there's a package whose name escapes me that will allow
you to find the "best" one.
Feel free to check out debian.midco.net; if it's fast for you use it :)
We're a primary-push mirror.
: Has Debian gotten too popular for its infrastructure?
Possibly - it's hard to maintain "fast" net-access across the Internet
as a whole. The infrastructure of the Internet itself grows in
complexity every day as well ...
: I may actually be able to offer some mirror space in the near term,
: but not right now.
There's a debian-mirrors list in addition to the mirror info on the web
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