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

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Mar 23 00:52:08 UTC 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.

there is a script, posted a few times to the mailing list now - that 
lets you do this sort of a thing.

( or look at : http://mirror.centos.org/centos/build/ for the 
mkdvdiso.sh script )


Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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