Re: GeoMirror (aka cdn.debian.net) as default mirror in standard installation?
Miguel Figueiredo at "Sat, 5 Mar 2011 09:51:00 +0000" wrote:
MF> Hi all,
MF> Using GeoMirror  (aka cdn.debian.net) as default mirror in the default
MF> installation can save decisions and interaction to who is installing and be a
MF> more automated process.
MF> * Pros:
MF> - 'good' default as it should select a nearby working mirror
MF> - efficient use of Debian mirrors
MF> - less decisions to who is installing
MF> - less interactivity
MF> * Cons:
MF> - Less customization
MF> - 'good' default could not be the best default
MF> What to you think about it's use in the installer?
MF> 1 - http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGeoMirror
Why don't use something like apt-spy to test mirror speed and select the
PS: some one is supposed to manage apt-spy as I gave up after receveing one
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