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[steve: Re: About ALPHA - CD and DVD - Debian Lenny]

Hi folks,

Can somebody add this to the FAQ at http://www.debian.org/CD/faq/ for
me please?


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From: Steve McIntyre <steve>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 10:57:21 +0100
To: Alex <alex@laseroffice.it>
Cc: debian-cd@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: About ALPHA - CD and DVD - Debian Lenny
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(should really get this added to the FAQ...)

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 11:24:27AM +0200, Alex wrote:
>Problems !!!
>In http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/5.0.4/alpha/iso-cd/ there are only 3 CD.
>And 6 CD Debian Update.
>In http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/5.0.4/alpha/iso-dvd/ there is only 1 DVD.
>And 1 DVD Debian Update.
>But in
>http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/release/5.0.4/alpha/jigdo-cd/ there
>are 29 template & jigdo files for 29 CD
>And in
>there are 5 template & jigdo files for 5 DVD
>What happened ?

We don't store/serve the full set of ISO images for all architectures,
to reduce the amount of space taken up on the mirrors. You can use the
jigdo tool to recreate the ISOs instead. See


for more information.

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