Re: Problems downloading Knoppix
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 10:32:54PM +1100, bob parker wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Feb 2003 09:39, Levi Waldron wrote:
> > On February 4, 2003 08:13 am, bob parker wrote:
> > > Well I just completed downloading Knoppix using my steam powered dial up
> > > connection.
> > >
> > > I started on 27 January.
> > That's such a sad story, if you have a hard time fixing the download let me
> > know and I'll mail a KNOPPIX cd to you. -Levi
> Thanks for your offer Levi. I have a local Linux supplier but this time I
> thought I would experiment with downloading. I had been inpired to do this
> on some thread where I was discussing the virtues of Jigdo.
> I believe rightly or wrongly that rsync has the capability of sorting out
> which parts of a file are corrupt and then downloading only the necessary
That is indeed what rsync does. Now all you need is the address of an
rsyncable box with the (correct) image on it ... (sorry, I don't know
of one offhand).
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