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Re: RSYNC issues

null <farmbooy@ix.netcom.com> writes:

> I am confused.  It seems rsync is just a verifing program written to
> make everyone who wants an "Official CD".  I downloaded (on a Windows
> machine) an ISO from debian
> (saen.debian.org::debian-cd/2.2_rev0/i386/binary-1386-1.iso) and tried
> burning it directly with Adaptec EZcd creator.  As you can imagine it
> bombed.  Cant find sector error.  So I thought "Oh I must need to RSYNC
> it to get it up to snuff".  When ever I run RSYNC against it it is like
> tring to download the entire CD again.  I thought it was just a
> verifier?
> Could you please tell me what I am doing wrong?  The Readme that came
> with the file made it sound as though the RSYNC would not use much band
> width: "...You can therefore very well use a slow 56k modem connection 
> without noticing grave slowdowns.  The RSYNC will only take about 20
> minutes."

Probably your image is totally bogus.

rsync verifies and repairs the files, so the more is different the
more gets downloaded.


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