How do I switch mirror for rpmfusion?

Markus Kesaromous remotestar at
Mon Jul 13 04:13:24 UTC 2009

> Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 09:14:30 +0400
> From: gilpel at
> To: fedora-list at
> Subject: Re: How do I switch mirror for rpmfusion?
> I'm trying to install OOo at the present time with Pirut. I started
> downloading at about 21:45h. It's now midnight, I have 203 MB downloaded
> and it's not finished, Results from iftop:
> 192.168.7.XXX =>  9.73Kb  8.77Kb  8.09Kb
>               <=                            360Kb   265Kb   230Kb
> ___________________________________________________________________
> TX: cumm:275KB peak:12.8Kb rates:9.73Kb   8.77Kb 8.09Kb
> RX:      7.57MB     421Kb        360Kb    265Kb  230Kb
> TOTAL:   7.84MB     434Kb        370Kb    273Kb  238Kb
> As you can see, my dl is not from anymore. I also removed
> fastestmirror. In Germany, everybody is asleep at this time and their
> mirror usually have enough bandwidth.
> I tried to download Knoppix from uni-bayreuth, then from tu-chemnitz with
> wget, and I had the same speeds. Soon thereafter, I saw the Pirut transfer
> had switched to... tu-chemnitz :) but it soon went back to uni-bayreuth.
> My ISP has enough bandwidth. I usually easily get 500 kB/sec.
> The problem I have is not a "regular" problem. I'm sure nobody has such
> difficulty downloading from uni-bayreuth *and* tu-chemnitz at this time of
> day. I sometimes dowloaded Knoppix ISOs either from tu-chemnitz or
> Kaiserlautern in about 20 minutes.
> So, Stan, as far as I am concerned, I do agree that it's better not to
> turn the world upside down to implement bittorrent downloads :)
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