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Logs below, do I have to update to Buster?

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for pi:
Hit:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian stretch InRelease
Hit:2 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease
Hit:3 https://download.docker.com/linux/raspbian stretch InRelease
Hit:4 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_11.x stretch InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
  python3-systemd
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
The following packages will be upgraded:
  base-files libfaad2
2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 219 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,024 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Err:1 http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/raspbian/raspbian stretch/main armhf base-files armhf 9.9+rpi1+deb9u11
  404  Not Found
Err:2 http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/raspbian/raspbian stretch/main armhf libfaad2 armhf 2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u2
  404  Not Found
E: Failed to fetch http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/raspbian/raspbian/pool/main/b/base-files/base-files_9.9+rpi1+deb9u11_armhf.deb  404  Not Found
E: Failed to fetch http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/raspbian/raspbian/pool/main/f/faad2/libfaad2_2.8.0~cvs20161113-1+deb9u2_armhf.deb  404  Not Found
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
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    Did this only happen once? Sometimes a server become unavailable temporarily. Usually if I try again later it works. – Brick Sep 20 at 13:45
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    hey @Brick yup, but been the same way for last 8 hours, never had this issue in 4 years. – Woodstock Sep 20 at 21:19
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    looking at http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/raspbian/raspbian/pool/main/b/base-files there is no base-files_9.9+rpi1+deb9u11_armhf.deb ... so that mirror is out of date – Jaromanda X Sep 21 at 4:50
  • @JaromandaX so what should I do? – Woodstock Sep 21 at 10:51
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    @JaromandaX just changed it to mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/archive.raspbian.org/archive/raspbian seems ok now – Woodstock Sep 21 at 11:00
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Yup it is down in ireland (not the server though, theres just some missing files). Other people are having issues, including me; https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=252335&p=1539782

Edit: You can change the apt source/ repo by and fix this issue by:

$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Then you edit the first line by adding a # at the beginning. Add the the end of the line:

deb http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/archive.raspbian.org/archive/raspbian buster main contrib non-free rpi

Your file should look like this:

    #deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ buster main contrib non-$
    # Uncomment line below then 'apt-get update' to enable 'apt-get source'
 #deb-src http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ buster main contrib $
    deb http://mirror.ox.ac.uk/sites/archive.raspbian.org/archive/raspbian buster main contrib non-free rpi

Then Ctrl-x to save + Y Then :

$ sudo apt-get update

The issue should now be fixed

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