[CentOS] Non-torrent D/L of 4.3 DVD image?
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Wed Mar 22 22:36:30 UTC 2006
Jack Bailey wrote:
>> I am unable to use BitTorrent due to being behind a firewall. Does
>> have the 4.3 DVD image available for download?
> Don't know about the rest of you guys, but for me, BitTorrent downloads
> are much slower than FTP. I was able to download the CDs at about 5-6
> minutes each, the torrent took over 10 hours. I hereby cast a vote for
> the posting the DVD image. One image, or a set of files created with
you have a local problem on your end or a mis configured bittorrent
client - look at this :
at time of release, the DVD torrents were seeding ( for x86_64, i386 and
ia64 together ) at over 1.3 GiB/sec.
its only grown from there. And almost everyone who's commented on it -
has said that they have been able to saturate their links with the
torrent ( eg. one guy on irc was leeching at 35MiB/sec earlier in the
day today ... )
I find it hard to believe that in general terms, ftp would offer much
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