limitations of

Kalpa Welivitigoda callkalpa at
Thu Nov 10 16:50:29 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 22:09:22 +0530,
>  Kalpa Welivitigoda <callkalpa at> wrote:
>> I thought to this, whether wget supports retrieving specified blocks
>> of files. But I couldn't find a proper arguments to test that.
> --header allows you to add arbitary http headers. I think you can just
> add a range header, but there might be some complications.

This time I tried to download the live CD iso

$ wget --header "Range: bytes=100-500"

It keeps on retrying, following is one of the attempts

--2011-11-10 16:48:53--  (try: 8)
Connecting to|2a00:c98:2010:1:1:face:d06:f00d|:80...
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 206 Partial Content

Best Regards,

Kalpa Pathum Welivitigoda

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