Niko Sauer finished the procedures for submitting and revising his USB Flash Memory HOWTO. It describes both VFAT and ext2 formatting of the devices and also has notes on how to support them with a 2.6 kernel. Nico is the practical sort of person: he includes a section about making the memory sticks accessible to users and one about maintenance. You can try it out immediately on your Swiss army knife!
A big Thank You goes to Michele Ferritto, Giuseppe Briotti, Beatrice Torracca, Daniele Masini, Fabio Zanotti, Riccardo Vianello, Alessio Rolleri and Elisabetta Galli for translating and reviewing these documents.
The TLDP mirror page is now up to date. After a long period of blocking, Jens Hardings was the first to activate a new mirror in Chile.
We could do with some extra mirrors, for instance in Costa Rica, Croatia, French Guiana, Indonesia, Macau, Pakistan, Peru, Puerto Rico, Russia and Ukraine, where we have none for the moment (There is a cool world map of the TLDP mirrors). And we could certainly do with some extra mirrors in China. Candidates, anyone? Contact us through the <email@example.com> address!
Tille posted a summary of the update frequency of the mirrors and plans for weeding out the out-of-date ones.
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