There has not been any activity on the app-portage/mirrorselect
(as of writing, last commit was 2013-03-10) since SYNC was deprecated
Mirrorselect supports repos.conf as of 2013-10-17, but the instructions below are likely outdated and incorrect. Please remove this notice after verifying the instructions below are correct and that the current stable version of mirrorselect contains this patch (<=18.104.22.168 does not).
mirrorselect provides a nice interface to select the mirrors you want.
Just navigate to the mirrors of choice and press Space to select one or more mirrors.
- Find Gentoo mirror (set SYNC variable):
- Find Gentoo rsync server (set GENTOO_MIRRORS variable):
- Find 3 fastest servers by downloading 100K from each: