Re: new sup server

From: Wolfram Schneider <wosch(at)>
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 1996 10:57:48 +0100

Ich lasse jeden Tag um 3 Uhr 30 einen Mirror für FreeBSD-CVS auf laufen. Dauert in der Regel 30-45 min. Wenn man ganz
dringend einen Patch braucht, logt man sich sowieso auf
freefall ein ;-)) exportiert NFS für alle. Betriebssytem ist Solaris
2.5 mit NFS V3 support (NFS mit TCP für langsame Leitungen).


>Due to the highly loaded intercontinental lines, the sup updates from
>Freefall can take several hours, and in rare cases, (in particular if
>freefall doesn't let me in due to its ten user limit) they aren't finished
>until next night. It appears that the situation has improved somewhat with
>the new Internet connection of Freefall, though, which doesn't route
>through MCI/BBNPlanet any more.
>I would really like to provide some service for up-to-date FreeBSD sources
>in Europe, but sup simply doesn't work right under these conditions. I
>wouldn't mind the updates taking several hours, but I do mind getting
>garbled sources. They cost me a lot of time already.
Received on Sun 24 Mar 1996 - 14:38:31 CET

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