[wellylug] Limiting bandwidth used by Debian upgrade

David Antliff dave.antliff at paradise.net.nz
Thu Aug 4 09:45:07 NZST 2005


On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Gordon Paynter wrote:
> Can anyone suggest a simple way to limit the bandwidth used by apt-get in
> Debian when I do an "apt-get upgrade"?

Hmmm, after *reading* that last article I posted I realise that it's 
probably more complicated than it needs to be. You could probably just 
run:

   # trickle -s -d 10 apt-get dist-upgrade


If I had working apt sources I could test it myself :)

-- 
David.




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