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    SubjectRe: ftp.kernel.org overloaded :-(
    On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Gerd Knorr wrote:

    >I have some problems to pick up the 2.1.118 patch. Downloading directly
    >from frp.kernel.org is out of question becauce it takes way to long.
    >Seems even the mirrors have problems to pick up the patches. My favorite
    >Mirrors (ftp.cs.tu-berlin.de,ftp.gwdg.de) still hav'nt 2.1.118. 2.1.119
    >is already there, probably becauce it is smaller and therfore easier to
    >download.
    >
    >Can this be fixed somehow? Maybe limit access to ftp.kernel.org for
    >"normal" users and have extra ftp class for mirrors?

    How about only allowing MIRROR's to download FULL kernels, and
    normal users MUST download patches only? I think this is fair.


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