FC3rc1 disk one small

Justin Conover justin.conover at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 17:26:41 UTC 2004

I just recommend using "wget"

wget -c url-to-iso

downloading large files (iso) from a browser doesn't work all that great.

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 21:48:48 -0700, Barry K. Nathan <barryn at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 09:10:53PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > However, to be honest about it, the http fetching is not working all
> > that well.  I have now downloaded the rescue and srcs disks several
> > times because they fail the md5sum testing on the first pass.
> >
> > Is there a way to use an ftp client, specifically gftp to fetch this
> > stuff?  I can connect, but testing.fedora.redhat.com closes the
> > connection in just a second or so.
> You can use lftp to connect via http. (And if you're not having luck
> with testing.fedora.redhat.com, try the Duke mirror. See the original
> announcement for the URL.)
> > It (ftp) seems to be a much more robust protocol, it can restart from
> > the failure point etc, whereas any mistake in the http method
> > requires a full overwrite in order to restore, at least while using
> > Mozilla).
> HTTP also supports resuming from wherever the connection got cut off,
> and lftp can do that with HTTP.
> -Barry K. Nathan <barryn at pobox.com>
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