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Re: cdn.debian.net not working in Germany


Am 29.07.2010 um 17:03 schrieb Kurt Roeckx:

> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 03:04:23PM +0200, Peter Pöml wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I learned about the existance of cdn.debian.net from this thread. Trying it out (from Germany), it seems that one of the two addresses that the DNS resolves to doesn't have the expected files. http://cdn.debian.net/linux/boot/syslinux/ gives a 404 on every second time I access it, accordingly. btr0x2.rz.uni-bayreuth.de is the host that is missing the files.
> It's a Debian mirror, not a Linux kernel mirror.  You can't except
> all Debian mirrors to also be a (proper) Linux kernel mirror.
> The Linux kernel mirror system should put that file directory at:
> /pub/linux/boot/syslinux/
> Kurt

Ah, I see your point. That's of course something that I didn't expect in the first place. I expected to reach a Debian mirror, and simply entered cdn.debian.net into a browser and looked around. And then soon ran into the problem.

So I assume that an URL like http://cdn.debian.net/debian/ would be supposed to work. (Just an assumption - I don't know the policies involved in running a Debian mirror.)

Thank you for the explanation.


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