[CentOS-mirror] Terrible .edu mirror performance

Sat Sep 25 02:01:27 UTC 2010
Randy McAnally <rsm at fast-serv.com>

Here's another that popped up after a 'yum clean all':

styx.biochem.wfubmc.edu @50kb.sec

The funny thing is we have local public mirrors in both our datacenters yet
these 5-50kb/sec mirrors always win for some reason :)

Randy M.

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From: "Randy McAnally" <rsm at fast-serv.com>
To: centos-mirror at centos.org
Sent: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 21:58:59 -0400
Subject: [CentOS-mirror] Terrible .edu mirror performance

> Anyone else seeing dismal speeds from multiple .edu mirrors?  Over 
> the past few days?  Several .edu mirrors over the past week have 
> been running at 3kB/sec - 50kB/sec forcing me to have to clean my 
> yum cache just to get through the update process.  Latest .edu 
> offender at 3kB/sec is mirror.vcu.edu.  Even yum thinks it's a fast 
> mirror for some reason.
> I know it's great that schools are pitching in, but c-mon we need 
> some kind of performance monitor for the Tier1 mirrors...not just up 
> or down tests.
> --
> Randy M.
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