Bug 1021 - New mirror site at mirrorservice.org
Summary: New mirror site at mirrorservice.org
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: high normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact:
URL: http://www.x.org/Downloads_mirror.html
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-08-09 13:05 UTC by Adam Sampson
Modified: 2011-10-15 15:58 UTC (History)
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Description Adam Sampson 2004-08-09 13:05:02 UTC

We've got a mirror of ftp.x.org at mirrorservice.org; the access URLs are:

We used to be at mirror.ac.uk, so it's possible that you used to list our mirror
there and stopped when the old site was taken over by its new owners. We'll now
continue to operate from mirrorservice.org.

Boilerplate text that we sent to all mirrors when we changed domains follows:

Your content will be available by default using all three protocols. (If
you don't want this, let us know.) Our web interface allows users to
browse inside archives and ISO images.

If you want a symlink in /pub/ pointing to your content so
ftp.mirrorservice.org can be used in an FTP round-robin, please let us
know. (These are already in place for some sites.) If you have DNS
CNAMEs pointing at mirror.ac.uk addresses, these will also need to be
updated to point to the corresponding mirrorservice.org addresses.

The mirrorservice.org hosts are located at the University of Kent in
Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, which has a 155Mbit link to the rest
of the world (due to be upgraded to 1Gbit in the near future).

Mirroring is performed as before from the IPv4 addresses (compton.mirrorservice.org) and

Please contact us at <help@mirrorservice.org> if you have any

The UK Mirror Service team
Comment 1 Chris Lee 2005-09-14 07:11:00 UTC
The mirrors page has been updated, so this can be closed.

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