[packman] packman mirrors problem

Felipe Alvarez felipe.alvarez at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 13:15:10 CEST 2009

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Marc Schiffbauer <marc at schiffbauer.net>
> To: PackMan <packman at links2linux.de>
> Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 11:44:42 +0200
> Subject: Re: [packman] packman mirrors problem
> * Felipe Alvarez schrieb am 08.04.09 um 08:00 Uhr:
>> I am not able to connect to
>> <http://mirror.pacific.net.au/linux/packman/suse/11.1/> has there been
>> changes made to this mirror? Any other options for Australia (Pacific
>> Region?)?
> Hello Felipe,
> they deleted the mirror because they had some disk-space problems
> and thought the packman mirror is only rarely used...
> Currently I do not know if it will become available later again or
> if they want to cancel mirroring packman alltogether
> -Marc
Are there plans to setup a system with automatic mirror selection,
similar to <download.opensuse.org> in order to lessen the need to
select **one** mirror and stick with it?

(aside --- which mirror have others deemed to be the fastest (on
average) and reliable (in terms of being available whenever requested
(desired)? I've noticed the most reliability with skynet.be)


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