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Re: Reasonable maximum package size ?

Wouter Verhelst dijo [Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 06:59:49PM +0100]:
> >   Honnestly, no, this is not true anymore nowadays. With a 500Gb sata
> > hard drive, you're able to have a full debian mirror (all archs). Such a
> > disk is around 100??? nowadays.
> ... but it will break down in three months with the typical usage
> pattern of a public Debian mirror.

ftp.mx.debian.org has three desktop-class hard drives, which have
faithfully served for ~1.5 years. We recently had hardware failures,
but more related to the aging machine (a 450MHz Pentium II) than to
the disks - And yes, we are getting a new machine :)


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