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Re: Debian Sarge/testing cdimages

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On Wednesday 18 February 2004 03:42 am, A.P.Munnikes wrote:
> Hello,
> >>about the unofficial CD images from Sarge/testing on
> >>ftp://ftp.fsn.hu/pub/CDROM-Images/debian-unofficial/
> >
> > I wonder why does people still use the ftp.fsn.hu testing images
> > instead of the official ones, I mean, they were of a big help for
> > people upgrading to testing in the past, but now that we have
> > official images... do they still make sense?
> rsync....
> jigdo is not bad, but you have to be quick after the jigdo release
> otherwise there is a change that files have been replaced by newer
> versions, resulting in:
> Too many files (68 out of 72) are missing
> - I will not try to retrieve the remaining files from any
> alternative download locations
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Aaargh - 68 files could not be downloaded. This should not
> happen! Depending on the problem, it may help to retry downloading
> the missing files.
> Also, you could try changing to another Debian or Non-US server,
> in case the one you used is out of sync.
> and you can not get an working image. If there is a rsync server it
> would fix the problem.
> Or jigdo files that are generated daily.

For the official Debian testing images,  there is a snapshots directory. 
If you use that you will get the missing files. Not sure about fsu.hu.


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Greg Madden
Debian GNU/Linux
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