[CentOS] Non-torrent D/L of 4.3 DVD image?
lance at uklinux.net
Thu Mar 23 00:53:20 UTC 2006
On Wed, 22 Mar 2006, Barry Brimer wrote:
> Quoting Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>:
> > Jack Bailey wrote:
> > >
> > >>>
> > >>> I do believe that something is wrong with the setup. I get torrent
> > >>> connection speeds that vary wildly from 10KB/sec to about 200KB/sec. FTP
> > >>> gets me about 1380KB/sec.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> surely, these are not centos DVD image torrents you are talking about
> > >> here ? if they are - can you give me some time scales as to when you
> > >> had this sort of a speed issue ?
> > >
> > > Yes, the DVD torrents. I started the DVD download last night about
> > > 9:00PM. I went to bed at 3:00AM, with 5 hours, 20 minutes remaining of
> > > download time remaining. This morning I checked the file modification
> > > time which works out to a total download time of about 10 hours, 50
> > > minutes. Contrast this to downloading all 4 CDs in under 30 minutes.
> Would it be possible for whomever makes the DVD to provide a script to build the
> DVD from the CD ISO images? That way, anyone who wants to make their own DVD
> can do so.
It is called mkdvdiso.sh and is in the build directory of centos mirrors
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