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Re: mirrorlist cgi



On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 02:31 +0100, Andy Burns wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > Where would you like to place the magical no-single-points-of-failure
> > router?
> 
> :-)
> 
> Use round-robin DNS for mirrors.fedoraproject.org resolving to 
> geographically dispersed servers?

and if one of the servers fail then 1 out every N dns requests fail to
find the host b/c the resolving host is down.


oh - but you say - have the dns tables get updated so if a host goes
down it gets taken out of the search? That's why dns caching (yes,
despite TTLs) sucks.

b/c a lot of people will bitch and moan, nevertheless.

and if you think the above can't happen you're wrong. :)

-sv



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