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Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle@freenet.de> writes:

> Am 2005-12-12 13:23:01, schrieb Goswin von Brederlow:
>> Actualy one thing apt could do:
>> mrvn@frosties:~% host security.debian.org
>> security.debian.org     A
>> security.debian.org     A
>> security.debian.org     A
>> Why not open 3 connections one to each host?
> I have tested the Mirrors and there is a problem with my 8 MBit ADSL.
> Singel download or parallel I get all the time the same speed.
>         7616 kBit    or    780 kByte/s
> Who need PARALELISM and who has a bandwidth of more then 8 MBit?

I have 10240kBit downstream and get way less from security.debian.org.
Especialy when there is a security release of X or latex.

> I have written a small apt-get wraper which use --print-uris and have
> piped it to the same number of wget processes backgrounded and
> disowned it... (it download all the files into /var/cache/apt/archives
> and after this  I install from this directory.
> Same resultat. No performance plus.
> No chance for the hell!  -  The Debian servers are faster.

If there is a slowdown it usualy is somewhere between debian and the
user. Connection speeds to various servers might widely vary.

> Greetings
> Michelle


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