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Old 04-11-2011, 09:50 AM   #1
physeetcosmo
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Slackware -Current and using Multiple Mirrors


Yes, the n00b is asking questions again!

i am upgrading to -current because i am drinking the koolaid and want to run my nix box that way.

What are the advantages of using multiple mirrors? Is this always a good thing to do?

Thanks for any advice!

:::: reading slackbook rev 2 on my Kindle now ::::
 
Old 04-11-2011, 09:54 AM   #2
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Your question does not make sense.

Multiple mirrors? For what? Used how?

Eric
 
Old 04-11-2011, 10:12 AM   #3
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Huh? The slackpkg utility is designed to use one and only one mirror. You navigate to /etc/slackpkg/mirrors and un-comment one mirror, save then exit. If you don't like the -current mirror that you selected then choose another one. You can only use one mirror at a time with slackpkg.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
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Huh? The slackpkg utility is designed to use one and only one mirror. You navigate to /etc/slackpkg/mirrors and un-comment one mirror, save then exit. If you don't like the -current mirror that you selected then choose another one. You can only use one mirror at a time with slackpkg.
Ok, that's what i needed to know. i was mistaken that Slackware could use multiple mirrors.

Thanks!
 
Old 04-12-2011, 09:27 AM   #5
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Ok, that's what i needed to know. i was mistaken that Slackware could use multiple mirrors.

Thanks!
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