[ubuntu-cloud] S3 Beta mirrors (hashsum/size mismatches)

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 8 00:03:26 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 5:32 PM, Ben Howard <ben.howard at canonical.com> wrote:
> The work around for the time being, is to disable apt http pipelining,
> via '-o Acquire::http::Pipeline-Depth=0' on the command line or by
> dropping 'Acquire::http::Pipeline-Depth "0";' into a in a configuration
> file in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d.
> As always, your feedback on these mirrors is appreciated. Our ultimate
> goal is to build more reliable mirrors, so any feedback that you can
> provide will help us towards that goal.

I think I know the answer to this question, but could we set this
configuration as the default in our Ubuntu AWS images?

As I understand it, the performance improvement of pipelining is
trivial.  And that's certainly not worth breaking my ability to use
the S3 archive mirrors...


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