jason andrade <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > How many days must ftp.au.debian.org spit out 404's before it is considered
> > a disservice to our users to have it pointed at PlanetMirror? (I presume the
> > reason for the 404's is because of the disk failures mentioned on PM's front
> > page, but still...)
> none. apologies - we've been busy trying to work on a solution and there's
> nothing quick in the short term to deal with this.
> at this point i'd suggest pointing it at pacific internet or internode
> with their permission (someone will need to contact them).
Every ftp.*.debian.org mirror (or all mirrors) should have prearanged
fallback mirrors. That way they can switch over the dns when something
breaks without first asking around if that would be ok.
Cust my 2 cent of thought.