[CentOS-mirror] Terrible .edu mirror performance

Sat Sep 25 03:15:17 UTC 2010
John R. Dennison <jrd at gerdesas.com>

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 09:58:59PM -0400, Randy McAnally wrote:
> 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.

	vcu.edu has been attrocious for quite some time now; in fact
	I've had it blocked from various colo'd boxes since at least
	August 1st.


Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by
definition, not smart enough to debug it.

-- Brian W. Kernighan
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