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Re: New mirror scripts for Debian mirrors

On Sun, 09 Nov 2008 12:21:33 -0500, Ricardo wrote in message 
<[🔎] 49171C1D.80706@calel.org>:

> Carlos Carvalho wrote:
> > The problem, in our case, is not the download, it's the scavenging
> > of an enormous tree to determine what has to be transfered. This is
> > very heavy because it's almost only disk seeks.
> > 
> Yes, this part of the sync process is time consuming and is what will 
> eventually limit the frequency of pushes.

..what then am I seeing?; with 256MB ram in my mirror box, I saw scan(?)
times around 1/2 an hour, with 1/2GB I now see 2 to 3 minutes before
the download starts from ftp.de2.d.o, but from ftp.de.d.o it's still
close to 1/2 an hour???  These 2 are "my" best mirrors, I'm in Norway
but the ones closer to me, are all slower.

> I would like to see trials on a mirror by mirror basis before the 
> pushing frequencies are increased arbitrarily. I'm sure we can take 3
> a day and even 4. But more than that will probably jam things.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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