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Re: Bug#100916: apt: dialup timeouts

On Thu, 14 Jun 2001 ghaverla@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Gordon Haverland wrote:
> > 
> > > value, such that if it hadn't recieved a packet in a certain
> > > length of time, it would "tickle" the other end to see if it
> > > could re-initiate transfer.
> > 
> > You mean like the timeout value that defaults to 2 mins? Read apt.conf
> > to see how to set it even lower if you want. Probably also want to enable
> > retires.
> The only file in /etc/apt I can remember editing is sources.list.  I
> do not have a apt.conf file (somehow), but I do have a apt.conf~ file.
> I believe FreeSCO is set to barf at 2 minutes, which sounds like a
> conflict to me.

Mm, it should have said 'read the apt.conf man page'


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