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Re: Debian Status

On Mon October 2 2006 17:02, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 05:07:04PM -0700, Richard Harke wrote:
> > Can anyone tell what is happening at debian with regard to ia64?
> > When I try to do apt-get update it is not able to get the newest
> > indexes. When I try to install new software, I get errors
> > "Failed to fetch some archives" though it looks more like
> > failed to fetch any archives.
> > My sources.list is set to etch
> I bet you haven't changed to use a second class citizen mirror.  If
> you're still using ftp.us.debian.org, for example, you're not getting
> ia64 reliably.  Look at http://www.debian.org/mirror/list
> (and then use arch.country-code.mirrors.debian.net.  Though I'd like to
> know where this tidbit of information can be found.)

Thanks. You are quite right. Just by changing to
http.us.debian.org I got pretty good results.

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