Re: CD images
dear newton ?
>I'm having a problem with the CD images at
>http://sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk/packages/Linux/debian-cd/2.1r_0/i386. I have
>access at work so I thought I'd download the images and write them to CD
>myself. Because of the way the network is set up I can only use
>IE or Netscape to get the images. Using Netscape both the binary images are
it is always better to get the images using a ftp program...or thru rsync..
but if u have only http access... (may be thru a proxy ?) then use some
getright which supports proxies
wget ( for windows /Linux)
>enlarged by about 2Mb from the listed size so
>censequently the md5sums don't match. IE can't handle the download. The
>binary 2 image completed at 404Mb.
> What I want to know is, what's causing this 2Mb enlargement. Is it
no idea here ...anybody else ?
>going to be a problem? What's the best way to write these
>images under windows? We had a go yesterday and we just got an .iso file on
>a cd rather than an imaged cd. I read the CD image FAQ
>and it's not a lot of help.
>2) How do I get this windows software to write the Image files to a CD ?
>change the file extension from .raw to .iso, and your windows sorftware
>should be able to see it, and write it.
>What software do people use?
hey the CD image FAQ is very clear about this....
to write a cd image thru windows software like Adaptec Easy CD Creator....
File--> Write CD from Image --> then select the image file... and write !!!
i have done this many times and have had no problems..