LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Red Hat
User Name
Password
Red Hat This forum is for the discussion of Red Hat Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-23-2004, 01:58 PM   #1
bobmoin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
downloading large files- Red Hat 9


I have a dual boot system. RH9 is installed on a tiny Hard Drive. I want to download an .iso file in Red Hat to a mounted Windows Hard Drive.

When I do so, I get an error about 300mb into the download. I think this is because Red Hat is creating a temp copy of the partially downloaded file.

Can I either stop Red Hat doing this or move the Temp directory which RH uses to a Windows HD??

any help would be much appreciated.
 
Old 05-23-2004, 02:22 PM   #2
david_ross
Moderator
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Slackware, RedHat, Debian
Posts: 12,047

Rep: Reputation: 65
Welcome to LQ.

It will depend what software you are using - some programs - especially web browsers will save the file in their cache as it is being downloaded. Try using wget:
cd /path/to/save/location
wget -c http://www.somesite.com/file.iso
 
Old 05-24-2004, 08:02 AM   #3
bobmoin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
thankyou.

that worked a treat.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trouble downloading large files rfrey74 Linux - General 2 09-21-2005 04:28 PM
Wasted time downloading Red Hat 9 extrasolar Linux - Distributions 7 02-10-2004 12:36 PM
red hat and large partitioned hard drives theCopin Linux - Newbie 5 10-28-2003 01:57 PM
Downloading Problems from Red hat site danielcooper Linux - General 3 10-21-2003 05:55 PM
Problems downloading Red Hat 7.2 Brett Linux - General 3 10-26-2001 12:00 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:33 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration