Re: dselect is a liar
On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 05:45:39PM +1000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 09:06:41PM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > Add some deb lines that point to mirrors in the USA (or whatever other
> > country that doesn't have trouble) to the bottom of
> > your sources.list file.
> > Some of the austrailian mirrors have been known to be out of sync with
> > the rest of debian. This way, if they have old data, you'll get data
> > from the USA, if the AU servers are in sync, you'll get it from there
> > because apt prefers the servers at the top of the config file...
> > Mike
> what, then, does deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian ... point to?
> Is it resolved to an Australian server when it sees that I'm requesting files
> from there?
try http.us.debian.org instead to see if that helps. In general
practice, I would avoid ftp.debian.org, as it is already busy enough.