debmirror from a debian

Doug dmcgarrett at
Sat Oct 30 22:26:29 UTC 2010

On 10/30/2010 04:29 PM, Rashkae wrote:
> On 10-10-30 02:08 PM, Tomas Alberto Ramirez Andujar wrote:
>> Hi, I am trying to do debmirror to download the 10.10 repo, but.. no
>> dice... here's my script:
> /snip/
> 2.  Try a mirror host that works.  You can test them, you know, with a
> web browser (for http or ftp protocols)-
How would I find what mirror(s) may be available for a given distro, so 
as to "test"
them?  There may, for example, be 5 mirrors for Debian, 3 for Ubuntu, 6 
for SuSE, etc.
I assume each has a distinct name and location.  Please expand on your 


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