[Mageia-dev] Downloading the .iso file: Hopefully BitTorrent not mandated...
borg at borg1911.com
Mon Dec 6 21:44:39 CET 2010
On 12/6/2010 8:39 AM, Daniel Kreuter wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Wolfgang Bornath
> <molch.b at googlemail.com <mailto:molch.b at googlemail.com>> wrote:
> 2010/12/6 Maurice Batey <maurice at bcs.org.uk
> <mailto:maurice at bcs.org.uk>>:
> > Mandriva has recently been showing their .iso file downloadable only
> > via BitTorrent.
> Not true. Including current version it was/is available via BitTorrent
> AND FTP download from the mirrors.
> > Will Mageia's .iso file be downloadable by non-BitTorrent protocols
> > (e.g. FTP)?
> This is one of those very very premature questions and will be
> discussed/decided when the time comes (which is far away). But without
> punching on my crystal ball too hard I guess Alpha versions will come
> as ftp downloads while I'd say distributiing the final with torrents
> and ftp would be a good idea - takes the load off the servers.
> I was downloading the latest version of Mandriva via ftp so it is
> still available as wobo mentioned above.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
> Daniel Kreuter
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