Re: CD ISO images for the "testing" release
John Jason Jordan wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:05:31 +0000
> Tixy <email@example.com> dijo:
>> On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 22:07 -0800, John Jason Jordan wrote:
>>> I want a TORRENT that I can download with a bittorrent client like
>>> Transmission. I don't want a jigdo, whatever that is. And I want a
>>> bootable CD image that will continue the installation over the
>>> internet. That is INTERNET, not a local network.
>> The Swedish mirror I get directed to from the UK just now, maxes out my
>> 8Mb/s ADSL line and I downloaded the netinst CD in less than 4 minutes.
>> Why don't you try that?
> Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, while it may be very fast
> from your side of the world, it is painfully slow from the west coast
> of the United States.
>> I note that the time between your first post saying your download was
>> too slow, and your last post about trying to get a torrent was five
>> hours. In that time, the 148MB iso could have downloaded even if the
>> rate was 8kB/s.
> The rate I was getting was about 4K/s. Yes, I could wait a couple days
> for it to finish. What I want is a TORRENT. I keep saying that in this
> thread, but apparently a torrent does not exist. At least, no one has
> been able to tell me where to find one. The idea of a torrent is that
> it saves the sender (Debian) bandwidth.
Yes thank for for the run down of how Bit Torrent works! Have you even
searched around on any torrent sites? I found two torrents for debian
testing in a 5 second search one one torrent site...