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Re: [SPAM] Re: why is amd64 still separate?

On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 12:59:35AM -0900, Fielder George Dowding wrote:
> Regarding splitting the archives: it has taken eight days (640 kb/s DSL)
> to build my local Debian AMD64 mirror. I also keep a local mirror for
> the i386 architecture. I use these mirrors to install and update half a
> dozen computers. It is much faster than the Internet even when I have a
> DSL or cable connection.

I find that using a proxy server to cache the files is a lot faster than
trying to mirror everything since 90% of it you won't ever use on any

Len Sorensen

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