[arch-general] No updates in a while - Is this the 'untiered mirror' thing?

Guillermo Leira gleira at gleira.com
Mon Aug 2 04:44:07 EDT 2010

> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: arch-general-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-general-
> bounces at archlinux.org] En nombre de Peter Lewis
> Enviado el: lunes, 02 de agosto de 2010 9:33
> Para: arch-general at archlinux.org
> Asunto: Re: [arch-general] No updates in a while - Is this the 'untiered
> mirror' thing?
> On Monday 02 Aug 2010 at 08:24 Robert Howard wrote:
> > I've noticed the same
> thing. No updates in a week. Very unusual for the
> > packages I use.
> This
> thread just prompted me to check and yeah I hadn't had anything for at
> a few days. I just did a sort of Monte-Carlo test, by switching mirrors in
> /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist and suddenly got a whole load of updates.
> For
> reference, the mirror I was using (with no updates) was
> http://www.mirrorservice.org/
> and the one I switched to (with the
> updates) was
> http://ftp5.gwdg.de
> HTH!
> Pete.

Mirrorservice.org has not given me any update for some days. I changed to
another mirror, and I'm receiving updates again. That mirror seems to be not

Best Regards,


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