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Re: Etch netinstaller has no eth0 in qemu

peter green wrote:
> This is a problem though, using symlinks for the downloads like this
> rather than just updating the links essentially means that any user
> who doesn't pay carefull attention to how things are done and has a
> long download containing resumes (e.g. a user who has a slow and
> unstable internet connection)will get a broken image. That seems to me
> to be a large loss for a relatively small gain.

Updating the links on a daily basis synchronised with CD builds is
unfortunately not possible given the design of the Debian website.

> btw are we ever likely to get a proper tool for downloading images in
> a peicewise fassion? jigdo-lite is really terrible (no progress
> indication, unclear if its resuming or starting again etc). Bittorrent
> is banned or highly throttled on many networks and even when it is
> availible is only suitable for the most popular images. 

Something wrong with rsync? I think zsync can also be used.

see shy jo

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