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Re: where are all Debian SPARC install CDs/DVDs?

On Saturday 18 April 2009, Marcello Di Marino Azevedo wrote:
> Hello, I'm not sure this is the correct list to ask this but I was
> askedto install Debian on a Sparc machine but not all CDs/DVDs are
> available to download under main download server.
> Looking at: http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/5.0.1/sparc/iso-cd/
> and http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/5.0.1/sparc/iso-dvd/
> If you open MD5SUMS or SHA1SUMS you will notice that there are 5
> regular DVDs listed but only 1 DVD iso image available to download.
> Similar thing for CDs, 30 regular CDs but only 3 available to download.

For the "less popular" architectures only the first few images are 
available for download as ISO images, the rest can only be downloaded 
using jigdo. Reason is to reduce the disk space required for mirrors.

See http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/5.0.1/sparc/jigdo-cd/.

This is something that is probably not yet sufficiently documented on the 


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