Re: ftp1.us.debian.org and FTP mirrors
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I'm submitting this as a bug in hope that we might want apt to use a
random ftp-site carrying debian when installing - instead of everyone
using the same host (ftp1.us.debian.org)
This will spread the load between all the ftp-servers on the mirrorlist.
Maybe there could even be provided a percentage to the different sites,
concerning how often that exactly host should be chosen (hereby
considering the different connection speeds the debian mirrors have
And/or maybe make the decision based on the domainname of localhost (e.g.
most .dk hosts should be directed to
I've thought about it before, but never got it to the lists before now.
So here goes :-))
On Wed, 21 Oct 1998, Jens B.
> Geeee, I wonder if it was because installing apt this was selected by default.
> Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > It seems that ftp1.us.debian.org has had a recent surge in popularity, to
> > the point that it was saturating it's outbound connection! Unfortunately
> > this has resulted in it being shut down :<
> > We have quite a few mirrors around the world, a partial list can be found
> > at http://www.debian.org/~jgg/Mirrors please try to spread out :>
> > Jason
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