Re: How does an apt-cacher user select his debian mirror?
On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 10:30:54PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> email@example.com (Andreas J. Koenig) writes:
> > Today I tried out the current debian installer "testing-i386-netinst"
> > (daily build) on my tiny network where I have a server running
> > apt-cacher. This means that the address is not one of the official
> > mirrors.
> > I could not figure out what I have to enter to use that apt-cacher
> > box. There was the option "enter manually" but I didn't see any help
> > that helps me figure out what I should type in. After several tries I
> > gave up and used the official German mirror.
> > What should I enter?
> You should look at the apt-cacher manual.
It will something like this:
# in preseed syntax
d-i mirror/country string enter information manually
d-i mirror/http/hostname string mir:9999
d-i mirror/http/directory string /debian
d-i mirror/suite string testing
d-i mirror/http/proxy string
Where 'mir' is the server that runs the apt proxy and '9999' the port it
listens. Leave mirror/http/proxy empty