Re: possible problem with ftp.us.debian.org
Marc Haber <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sun, 7 Jan 2007 08:40:17 -0700, "Wesley J. Landaker"
>>Months; I've had to switch 10's of clients to use ftp.debian.org instead
>>since I've been getting intermittant problems like this with
>>ftp.us.debian.org since ~ October last year.
> That's why I have a local CNAME debian.debian.zugschlus.de which I try
> to have pointing to a working germany-based mirror most of the time.
> Saves me from updating all clients in case of a mirror failure.
If you have more than a few clients it might be a good idea to have
your own private mirror. Then, if your upstream mirror has a
temporary problem your private one will be a little bit out of date,
but your clients won't notice. And your clients will get a faster
Regarding load on mirrors: How many clients do you need to put a
similar load on a mirror like a mirror sync?