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Re: Stale mirror for ftp.us.debian.org?

Hello all,

debian-mirrors should be able to provide more insight into this matter,
so CC'ing them.

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 09:08:33AM +1930, David Leon wrote:
> I'm currently having problems updating Lenny from ftp.us.debian.org.
> It seems one of the mirrors has stale information for its Release and
> Release.gpg file:
> Sometimes when I connect with a browser I get this:
> Index of /debian/dists/lenny
> [...]
> Release                 27-Jun-2009 18:18   72K        <------------
> Release.gpg             27-Jun-2009 18:27  1.0K      <------------
> [...]
> Our current problem is that apt-mirror downloaded the Release file
> from one site and Release.gpg from another, so obviously the signature
> check fails and all packages are not authenticated.
> Checking ftp.us.debian.org with dig says
> ftp.us.debian.org.	300	IN	A
> ftp.us.debian.org.	300	IN	A

This one is it: mirrors1.kernel.org appears to not have fully sync'ed
for a few days (at least).

> ftp.us.debian.org.	300	IN	A
> ftp.us.debian.org.	300	IN	A
> We've fixed this by manually using ctrl-F5 from a browser until our
> proxy cached the right Release file, but that is less than ideal. Are
> we getting old DNS information or are the mirrors out of sync?

debian-mirrors, please comment (and keep debian-user in CC).


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