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Re: serving a large file over a LAN?

Robert Citek wrote:
> I've got an image of a Debian partition that's about 3.1 GB.  Using
> Knoppix I'd like to serve it up over the local network without requiring
> a username and password. 

there is  always a username involved. you just need to make
sure no authentication is asked for. won't scp or rsync do the
job for you?

I am puzzled why you find limits in a web server. 3.1Gb is
fine - after all, its how we download a Knoppix DVD!
Sebastian Rahtz

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