[CentOS] Anyone Having Any Luck Downloaing the DVD ISO?

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Sep 5 19:44:14 EDT 2010


At Sun, 5 Sep 2010 15:01:06 -0700 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> I've been trying for 2 weeks to download the dvd iso torrent... Shows a ton
> of seeders, few leechers, but very poor performance.. (I'm correctly setup
> for torrents and get fast downloads normally) Only like 4% downloaded and
> crawling. I've tried the trackers from every one of the mirror sites. I
> can't use the net install because the systems I am installing are on a
> closed network.
> 
> Anyone have any ideas where else to get this or any suggestions?

I just did a normal download using wget and downloaded it just fine. 
Here is the shell script I used:

#!/bin/sh
host=http://mirror.clarkson.edu/centos/5.5/isos/i386/
mount -v /distrostemp
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-LiveCD.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-1of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-2of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-3of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-4of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-5of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-6of7.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-7of7.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-bin-DVD.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-i386-netinstall.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}md5sum.txt
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}md5sum.txt.asc
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}sha1sum.txt
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}sha1sum.txt.asc
umount -v /distrostemp

and 

#!/bin/sh
host=http://mirror.clarkson.edu/centos/5.5/isos/x86_64/
mount -v /distrostemp
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-LiveCD.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-1of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-2of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-3of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-4of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-5of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-6of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-7of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-8of8.iso
#wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-DVD-1of2.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-bin-DVD-2of2.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}CentOS-5.5-x86_64-netinstall.iso
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}md5sum.txt
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}md5sum.txt.asc
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}sha1sum.txt
wget -c -nv -P /distrostemp/ ${host}sha1sum.txt.asc
umount -v /distrostemp


I ran it overnight (I did the 32-bit ISOs as three successive nights and
the 64-bit ISOs over 4 nights).  I did this on the local library's 'high
speed' (900mhz wireless) link (about 1-2 mbits/sec).



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> R
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