Bittorrent and Download FC3
gmccague at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 00:21:44 UTC 2004
I'm pretty sure it is the burning software. I'm using the command line
cdrecord now with some success. I will also confirm the MD5sum next
On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 19:19:41 -0700 (PDT), alan <alan at clueserver.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> > Bittorrent has always worked for me. I haven't used it lately because I
> > need to change my firewall code to point to a different destination
> > machine for the Bittorrent ports, but when I've used it in the past, it
> > has been great. I want
> > It is most likely that you made a mistake in burning your CDs. I think
> > most everyone has. I've tossed my fair share of bad CDs too.
> > Bob
> > On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 20:17, Gordon McCague wrote:
> > > "About the problems ftp'ing FC3 images: Bittorrent is your
> > > friend. You may not be able to contribute back as much as
> > > you downloaded, but every gigabyte of bandwidth helps."
> > >
> > > I tried Bittorrent first on Linux without success. The disks would not
> > > boot correctly. It is certainly possible that I made a mistake in
> > > creating the disks but wanted to use tried and true FTP to make sure I
> > > had decent files. It appears that the images I received from Limestone
> > > are perfect. Now on to the installation!
> I have used bittorrent for every FC iso I have downloaded. (Which has
> been more than five so far.)
> I have yet to get a bad iso. Every one I have downloaded has had an MD5sum
> file to verify the iso before burning.
> md5sum -c MD5SUM
> is your friend.
> It may be your burning software or some other factor.
Gordon McCague gmccague at gmail.com
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