On Sun, 8 Feb 1998, Henry Hollenberg wrote:
: I had exactly the same error message when I was trying to use dselect
: the first time with ftp.debian.org.....tried one of the other
: mirrors and everything seemed to work.....weird.
: Weirder still I later tried ftp.debian.org and it worked!
: I must have been doing something wrong initially but I can't imagine what.
: You might try one of the other mirrors though....
: Good luck.
: Henry Hollenberg firstname.lastname@example.org
ftp.debian.org is often _busy_ (people like us :) I don't think dselect
differentiates between errors - a "too many users" is just as bad as "no
route to host" (and, if you want files _now_, that's a valid way of
looking at things.)
I've noted before on this list that the README.mirrors file is out of
date. Is it actively maintained?
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