Re: Debian mirror CDN had launched.
ARAKI Yasuhiro dijo [Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 07:53:06PM +0900]:
> Hi all,
> I am a member of debian mirror administration team in Japan.
> I announce I start cdn.debian.net.
> At 2008-Feb-05, we had started "cdn.debian.org" on global Debian Mirrors.
> This CDN checks your hosts DNS query to retrive your national location.
> - If your located country has Debian Mirror, return this mirror site IP address.
> - If your located continent has Debian Mirror, return this mirror site IP address.
> - If CDN can not find your location, return one of Japan mirror.
> - This CDN checks debian rsync mirror process. If mirror site is mirroring, CDN hides this site.
FWIW, thanks for implementing a great idea :) This might be specially
useful for laptop users who often connect from different countries :)
The implementation also gives me some strange results: From my
workstation, in the 132.248. class-B, I get:
cdn.debian.net is an alias for deb.cdn.araki.net.
deb.cdn.araki.net has address 22.214.171.124
deb.cdn.araki.net has address 126.96.36.199
deb.cdn.araki.net has address 188.8.131.52
But my closest mirror is (unsurprisingly!) 184.108.40.206
(ftp.mx.debian.org - on a 100Mbps link from here ;-) )
Gunnar Wolf - firstname.lastname@example.org - (+52-55)5623-0154 / 1451-2244
PGP key 1024D/8BB527AF 2001-10-23
Fingerprint: 0C79 D2D1 2C4E 9CE4 5973 F800 D80E F35A 8BB5 27AF