[NBLUG/talk] nblug mirrors

Steve Johnson srj at adnd.com
Fri May 21 15:26:04 PDT 2004

I was actually looking for a speedy download of fedora core 2
=) And thought to look on the nblug mirror first.  I ended
up finding a pretty fast site for it, and got all 4 disks in about an hour
or so..


On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 02:41:40PM -0700, Eric Eisenhart wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 08:38:40PM -0700, Steve Johnson wrote:
> > Are the nblug mirrors down?  I can't seem to reach them and a dig on
> > mirror.nblug.org pulls up nothing.
> Yes, the mirrors are currently down.
> A little while back, we moved nblug.org to a new server.  Faster, more RAM,
> 1U (instead of a standing desktop crammed into a rack), etc...  We moved the
> hard drive that used to hold the mirrors into the new machine, but, frankly,
> getting the mirrors back online was a *much* lower priority than getting
> email working, getting the mailing lists running, getting the main website
> up, etc.  Also, the mirrors previously had some issues periodically, so we
> really wanted to redo some aspects of how they're handled.  At least now the
> mirrors will be living on a drive separate from other things.  (it used to
> be that when the mirrors filled up, they broke our website and things like
> that...)  We'll even have a little extra space...
> They should be back online within a few weeks, I'd say.  maybe this weekend.
> What were you looking for?  Maybe we can prioritize getting that mirror back
> up sooner than the others.
> In fact, in general, what would people like to see on the nblug.org mirrors? 
> Mandrake?  SuSE?  RedHat?  Fedora?  Fedora Legacy (RH7.x, RH8, RH9 and FLC1
> updates)?  Debian?  CPAN?  Project Gutenberg?  Linux kernels? 
> OpenOffice.org?  What would you actually *use* if it was there?
> -- 
> Eric Eisenhart
> NBLUG Co-Founder & Director-At-Large
> The North Bay Linux Users Group
> http://nblug.org/
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