[plug] big ISO, never-ending download!

Richard Meyer meyerri at westnet.com.au
Tue Nov 1 12:39:26 WST 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 08:58 +0800, Mike Holland wrote:
> Cameron Patrick wrote:
> > Mike Holland wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>  Still no feedback, but its hitting the disk hard, presumably 
> >>checksumming.
> >>...
> >>Now 'rsync' is just sleeping. Will wait.
> > 
> > 
> > The -P option to rsync is useful, it gives a progress thingy within a
> > file and will not delete a partially-transferred file if rsync is
> Ah yes, thats what I needed, thanks.
> Eventually (good chunk of an hour?), rsync started the progress meter,
> and told me I had 83%. All fixed now.  The transfer rate and ETA
> reported were a joke though. It assumed downloading was as fast as
> checksumming.

A friend downloaded the DVD (he said it took him close to a week) -
however he used eMule. I have no idea how to restrict eMule to only use
WAIX, though ....
Richard Meyer <meyerri at westnet.com.au>

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