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Re: Regarding Debian 3.1_r1 DVD ISOs

On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 07:07:35PM -0500, Pat Carrier|Karce wrote:
>While trying to download the ISO images for Debian 3.1r1,  I noticed 
>that all the HTTP mirrors contain the wrong iso image, including your 
>default sweeden page.   According to the page,  the 
>debian-31r1-i386-binary-1.iso file is 4.3GB, however when downloaded,  
>it's only 384MB. Also debian-31r1-i386-binary-2.iso  is also in the 
>4.1GB, but when downloaded, is only 131MB.  I am running Win XP pro, so 
>I don't imagine it's an issue with filesize.  Are there any mirrors that 
>have the correct file? 

On cdimage.d.o itself:

deb-cd@farbror:/export/ftpmirror/pub/debian-cd/3.1_r1/i386/iso-dvd$ ls
total 8904448
drwxr-sr-x  2 deb-cd deb-cd        111 2005-12-24 14:42 .
drwxrwsr-x  8 deb-cd deb-cd         89 2005-12-24 14:33 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 deb-cd deb-cd 4688920576 2005-12-20 03:01 debian-31r1-i386-binary-1.iso
-rw-r--r--  1 deb-cd deb-cd 4429221888 2005-12-20 03:33 debian-31r1-i386-binary-2.iso
-rw-r--r--  1 deb-cd deb-cd        128 2005-12-20 01:19 MD5SUMS
-rw-r--r--  1 deb-cd deb-cd        185 2005-12-24 14:42 MD5SUMS.sign

And a web browser here shows the same numbers.

Many web browsers don't do the right thing when downloading large
files, as mentioned at http://www.debian.org/CD/http-ftp/ .

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"It's actually quite entertaining to watch ag129 prop his foot up on
 the desk so he can get a better aim."          [ seen in ucam.chat ]

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