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    SubjectRe: overloaded :-(
    the mirror at:

    seems to have picked up everything up to pre-patch-2.1.120-1 as of 6pm
    august 28... It runs on a 12 hour cycle, and the way I have it set up at
    the moment it seems to be keeping up with the rapid changes relativly

    On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Gerd Knorr wrote:

    > Hi !
    > I have some problems to pick up the 2.1.118 patch. Downloading directly
    > from is out of question becauce it takes way to long.
    > Seems even the mirrors have problems to pick up the patches. My favorite
    > Mirrors (, 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 for
    > "normal" users and have extra ftp class for mirrors?

    HPA discussed this at some point. I haven't heard anything back on the
    issue since... part of the problem being that a full mirror is currently
    running around 4GB and seems to be growing by 10 or 20MB every other day
    at this point.

    [joelja@limestone kernel]$ du
    397081 ./v2.0
    1964430 ./v2.1
    78652 ./testing
    101 ./people/hpa
    305267 ./people/davem
    1 ./people/whawes
    305372 ./people
    2563 ./v1.0
    58622 ./v1.2
    17294 ./Historic/v0.99
    212 ./Historic/old-versions/tytso
    715 ./Historic/old-versions/old/corrupt
    2627 ./Historic/old-versions/old
    472 ./Historic/old-versions/impure
    5854 ./Historic/old-versions
    23285 ./Historic
    824651 ./v1.3
    131536 ./v1.1
    72 ./SillySounds
    13686 ./.private/TeX
    13687 ./.private
    3800022 .

    > Gerd


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