czar at czarc.net
Mon Mar 29 20:35:45 UTC 2004
On Monday 29 March 2004 15:29, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, John P. Mitchell <john at cepros.com> said:
> > I really do not like the way people here are treating Gene. Could be
> > something really going wrong with his client? Maybe we should take
> > people at their word and try and help instead? This is the reason I
> > have alot of newbies tell me Linux users suck.
> What do you want me to say? I'm the mirror admin for mirror.hiwaay.net.
> He is seeing something from my mirror that I do not see (either via
> shell or FTP) and he's seeing it from another mirror as well. The
> logical assumption then is that there is a problem at his end.
> However, from this I have (I think) discovered a bug in Apache. I don't
> serve the ISOs via HTTP (because Apache tends to do odd things with
> large files). However, if I go to that directory and get the generated
> directory listing, it doesn't include the DVD. I bet Apache is using 32
> (or 31) bits for file sizes; at least it just skips the file it can't
> handle (instead of crashing).
I check a couple other sites (using lftp since I cannot trust gftp) and they
do not have the dvd iso even though ftp access to their sitee does show it.
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