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Re: Fedora Bounties (seeking ideas)



On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 19:12 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 16:32 -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> > Mirrors need to be ranked by actual download rate, not whatever it is
> > yum-fastestmirror is doing. (It appears to be simply timing how long it
> > takes to connect()...)
> 
> This has been my experience as well, although I can't say if any one
> slow mirror has consistently outranked another.  Often the mirror I get
> is in Europe and not the U.S.  While that's not a problem per se, my
> habit is to keep traffic on the same continent when I have a choice. :-)
> After removing or disabling yum-fastestmirror my yum/pup/pirut
> experience is much more satisfactory.

Hmm, that's strange, last time I checked it seemed to ocnsistently
connect me to mirrors.kernel.org which is basically around the corner
for me. Maybe I've just been lucky...

/Per



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