[clug] Mirrors for Mandrake

Pearl Louis pearl.louis at anu.edu.au
Wed Aug 6 23:17:05 EST 2003


If you ever get that mirror going (and the boss allows) tell us on the mailing 
list.  I would love to have a local mirror on campus!  Unfortunately everyone 
in my department is strictly Red Hat.  


On Wed, 6 Aug 2003 12:16 pm, Darren Freeman wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-08-06 at 10:32, Mark Harrison wrote:
> > Are you using mirror.anu.edu.au?
> Didn't know about it. Connection refused.
> > I had a look around tux.anu.edu.au and could not see debian, only some X
> > debs. Getting debian from campus would be very nice too. Would there be
> > enough people around campus to justify setting up a partial mirror of
> > mirror.arrnet.edu.au (for ANU only access I guess)? I have no idea how
> you mean mirror.aarnet.edu.au ;)
> I hadn't been there before, happy to know about it. The Mandrake page
> should list this mirror, unless it's not public. Hmmm.. Knoppix 3.2...
> AARNet is cheaper from a University than non-AARNet, but it's not free
> as in beer. Whereas mirroring it on campus would be free except for the
> effort required of doing it.
> > to go about doing that. I am sure hardware could be scraped together,
> > but where to get it on the network? So, do any ANU people know about
> > such things?
> I'm talking to people about getting a mirror over here at Laser Physics.
> Probably won't be public though, maybe campus-wide since that doesn't
> cost us any bandwidth.
> > Mark.
> Darren

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