limitations of

Andre Robatino robatino at
Thu Nov 10 07:01:44 UTC 2011

Kalpa Pathum Welivitigoda <callkalpa <at>> writes:

> I want to download F16 and currently my internet connection doesn't
> allow to download large files. The maximum allowable size is 50MB a
> file. I do have my space on Is it allowed to
> download F16 DVD iso to my space on, split into 50MB
> files using tar and download them, so that I can create the iso
> locally and delete the files on
> I want to know whether this is allowed and whether there are any
> online services that I can use to get the job done. That is to split
> the iso file into 50MB files and download them.

What happens if you try to download a file larger than 50 MB using wget and it
hits the limit? Can you resume it using "wget -c <file>" and continue the
download up to 100 MB? If so, you could just repeat until the whole download is

BTW, if you have the corresponding F15 DVD, I've posted delta ISOs from 15 to 16

which are about 42% of the full F16 DVD ISO size.

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