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Bug#913389: marked as done (installation-guide: Updating advice for choosing a network mirror (Section

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regarding installation-guide: Updating advice for choosing a network mirror (Section
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Package: installation-guide
Severity: normal
Tags: d-i patch

The present " Choosing a network mirror" at


has four paragraphs. Each paragraph is treated separately in what
follows and the proposals are based on #797340, #907704 and the daily
i386 testing netinst for 2018-11-09.

Paragraph 1
Split into two for readability. There should probably be a link to

======================= Patch begins =======================================

If you have selected to use a network mirror during the installation (optional
for CD/DVD/USB installs, required for netboot images), you will be presented with a
list of geographically nearby (and therefore hopefully fast) network mirrors
based upon your country selection earlier in the installation process. Choosing
the offered default is usually fine.

The offered default is deb.debian.org, which does not have packages itself, but
the name has SRV records in the DNS that lets apt find places that do, and then apt
is redirected to an up-to-date and (hopefully) fast host. Note that this mirror also
supports TLS and is under the umbrella of the Debian System Administration (DSA) team.

======================= Patch ends =========================================

Paragraph 2
There isn't any facility to specify a mirror by hand. This paragraph is
redundant if this is intentional.

Paragraph 3
I don't know anything about IPv6. If deb.debian.org is IPv6-capable it
could be mentioned in the second half of the first paragraph.

======================= Patch begins =======================================                                           

The offered default is deb.debian.org, which does not have packages itself, but
the name has SRV records in the DNS that lets apt find places that do, and then apt
is redirected to an up-to-date and (hopefully) fast host. Note that this mirror also
supports TLS and takes into account the protocol you connect to it with (if you use
IPv6, it will refer you to an IPv6-capable mirror). deb.debian.org is under the
umbrella of the Debian System Administration (DSA) team.

======================= Patch ends   =======================================

Paragraph 4
Appears to be redundant.



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Source: installation-guide
Source-Version: 20191229

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
installation-guide, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 913389@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> (supplier of updated installation-guide package)

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Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 22:14:34 +0100
Source: installation-guide
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Architecture: source all
Version: 20191229
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
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Closes: 414194 794936 913389 927165 927987 929752 930476 932284 935069
 installation-guide (20191229) unstable; urgency=medium
   [ Guilhem Moulin ]
   * Add link to a guide/document for encrypted /boot. Closes: #927165
   [ Holger Wansing ]
   * Remove 'outdated translation' warning for Greek, is now fully translated.
   * Convert Czech translation from xml to po format.
   * Use <quote> </quote> tags for quotes. Closes: #929752
   * Updating chapter for choosing a network mirror. Closes: #913389
   * Updating chapter about setting up the e-mail system (exim4 is no longer
     installed by default). Closes: #930476
   * Update for 'Recommended partitioning scheme' chapter. Closes: #927987
   * Rename mdcfg into partman-md and lvmcfg into partman-lvm. Closes: #414194
   * Remove mentions of floppy. Thanks to Miguel Figueiredo for the patch.
     Closes: #935069
   * Change CD/DVD etc. into 'installation media' or 'installation image' as
     cover-term, where applicable. Closes: #794936
   * Bump release name to bullseye.
   * Remove trailing whitespaces from changelog file, to fix lintian tag.
   * Update sources.list lines for security updates according to new notation.
   [ Moritz Muehlenhoff ]
   * Update doc for apt-setup/localX/key preseeding config. Closes: #932284
   [ Samuel Thibault ]
   * Fix shortcut for high-contrast boot menu entry.
   * Bump minimum memory values: graphical installation needs 1GiB, and only
     the non-graphical installer can meet the no-desktop values.
   * rules: Use dh_prep instead of dh_clean -k.
   [ Updated translations ]
   * French by Baptiste Jammet
   * German by Holger Wansing
   * Greek by Emmanuel Galatoulas
   * Italian by Luca Monducci
   * Korean by Changwoo Ryu
   * Norwegian Bokmål by Allan Nordhøy
   * Portuguese by Miguel Figueiredo
   * Swedish by Mattias Münster
   * Spanish by Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Peña and Robert Schneider
   * Dutch by Frans Spiesschaert
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