2nd UK User Conference - call for papers?

Brian Somers brian at Awfulhak.org
Fri Jul 14 10:00:15 BST 2000

> David Marsh at home wrote:
> > I've read about CVSup and CTM, but I don't know if these are really viable
> > options over a modem (thoughts of downloading hundreds of megabytes of
> > stuff, when I only have 35 hours of 'free' internet time, and flatmates w=
> ho
> > want to use the phone ;-)
> cvsup is certainly viable over a modem.  It's faster cvsupping over
> a modem from cvsup.uk than it is over my 10Mbit LAN (but that's just
> because the machine with my local cvsupd on has an IDE disk ;-). At
> least, it _seems_ faster, I've never timed it.  I guess cvsup.uk has
> some obscene amount of memory and obscenely fast SCSI disks.

cvsup2.uk is also a good candidate and is physically at the same 
place as cvsup.uk.  It has obscenely fast disks, but only 128Mb of 
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org>                        <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
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