This one time, at band camp, Mark L. Kahnt said: > On Sun, 2002-11-10 at 17:44, Stephen Gran wrote: > > ulimit -a show anything? What size is the file when it dies? > > That's part of it, nothing locally really seems to show anywhere as > being a problem, and the stuff I've dug into for some info shows no > clues from my end. ulimit -a says: > <all fine> > ...in other words, nothing that should be a problem. It isn't a quota or > disk space problem, either. The downloads have varied, depending on > which ISO, but one gave me about 21 meg, whatever the source, another > gave me 53 meg, and the most recent ISO has been dying around 113 meg. I > can break, reconnect, and try to resume, but as I said, not a single > data byte gets sent - as though something in the ISO is triggering > servers to stop the file transfer, while the software on my end is > expecting far more data. Hmm . . . do you have a LAN or something that you can test this on (even a twisted pair or a SLIP/PLIP connection to a second box) so that you can try large file transfers beteen them? How does something like jigdo work for you? I'm kind of fumbling around, here, in case you didn't notice. -- Stephen Gran | Q: How many Marxists does it take to screw email@example.com | in a light bulb? http://www.lobefin.net/~steve | A: None: The light bulb contains the | seeds of its own revolution.
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