Re: where is egcs in slink?
On Sat, 7 Nov 1998, James A. Treacy wrote:
: On Sat, Nov 07, 1998 at 12:06:06PM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
: > Adam> Can someone tell us the deal with santanni.cc.gatech.edu ?
: > We once needed a well-connected major mirror [ because someone else had just
: > dropped the ball on us ], and Greg Hankins happened to tell me that he had
: > just added a new disk, and hence had room. The rest, as they say, is history.
: > Obviously, that was a long while before the rsync mechanism started.
: > Adam> I would suggest some solutions but since I don't know the history, I
: > Adam> wouldn't want to spread FUD.
: > We need a volunteer site that lets us 'push'. Any takers?
: We also need at least two sites that will themselves become push servers.
: It isn't feasable to have everyone mirroring master directly.
: The two requirements for a push server are a big disk (everything should fit
: into 10GB for another year - I hope) and lots of bandwidth. We could even
: maintain the mirror.
: Maybe we should offer free admin services for mirrors. I suspect we have the
: experience. :) What is the going rate for administering a machine?
IMO, the problem is bandwidth cost, not administration. I'd love to
offer more services to Debian, but due to bandwidth constraints I can't.
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