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A tool to find (the fastest) gentoo mirrors.

During installation use:

mirrorselect -i -o >> /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf

to select your mirror and

mirrorselect -i -r -o >> /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf

to select your rsync-mirror.

If you would like to find the fastest available servers try:

mirrorselect -s3 -b10 -o -D >> /etc/make.conf

This will download a 100K chunk from all the server, to determine the fastest connection, a very useful app to speed up your emerging of large packages.

If you want to use it after installation you have to emerge it:

emerge -a mirrorselect
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