[CentOS-mirror] This mirror is slow

David Richardson david.richardson at utah.edu
Fri Mar 28 20:11:55 UTC 2014

On Fri, 28 Mar 2014, Neil Bright wrote:

> (resending, as it seems I?ve run afoul of mailing list addresses?)
> On Mar 27, 2014, at 11:49 AM, Neil Bright <neil.bright at oit.gatech.edu> wrote:
>> We don?t intentionally throttle any of our mirrors.  Of course, we are 
>> connected to a multitude of different regional and international 
>> networks, so there could be quite a few factors coming in to play here.
>> Can you provide any more details?  Source IP address, time, etc?
>> On Mar 26, 2014, at 4:27 PM, Bryan Whitehead <driver at megahappy.net> 
>> wrote:
>>> http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu
>>> I was doing a yum upgrade on DigitalOcean, this was about 100k/sec.
>>> So I decided to download an iso from my laptop (comcast business) and 
>>> initially got 3.5MB/sec, but it quickly was reduced to 200k/sec.
>>> I think some kind of throttling is going on.
>>> -Bryan
> +======================================================================+
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For comparison, I tried pulling 

>From the University of Utah (via Internet2), I got 25 mbyte/sec (both via 
ipv4 and ipv6).

>From CenturyLink, I got 2 mbyte/sec (on a 40mbit DSL line).

Feel free to try hitting mirror.chpc.utah.edu and see if that does better 
for you.


David Richardson <david.richardson at utah.edu>
Center for High Performance Computing at the University of Utah

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