Downloading _big_ files: problem, and solution.
mitchthompson at satx.rr.com
Tue Nov 21 02:44:34 UTC 2006
Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> On Monday 20 November 2006 15:32, my mailbox was graced by a missive
> from "Mitch Thompson" <mitchthompson at satx.rr.com> who wrote:
>> Since it sounds like the o.p. is downloading the ISO via dialup,
> No, on a 8kB connection
>> I would say the the bandwidth of the postal service might be
>> a tad faster ;^).
> You, Young Sir, have obviously never been acquainted with the neauties of the
> postal service of the Republic of Paraguay.
> I once received a letter after 17 months in the post; which only came to light
> after there was a fire at the sorting office.
Well, I haven't been called young in a long time, so thanks for that! ;^)
Secondly, sorry for misunderstanding your predicament with regards to
the postal service of your country.
On a more serious note, using wget or even torrent does sound the better
way to go, as it would give you resume capabilities.
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