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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 
> corrections.

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).

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  A booming voice says, "Wrong, cretin!", and you notice that
  you have turned into a pile of dust.

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