[CentOS] Non-torrent D/L of 4.3 DVD image?

Barry Brimer barry.brimer at bigfoot.com
Thu Mar 23 00:41:45 UTC 2006

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.


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