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Old 10-27-2004, 07:31 PM   #1
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wheres the beef?! mirror sites lack files...


i downloaded a several versions of slackware using wget and i can't seem to find a mirror that has all the files, some have more than others, but still md5sum scrolls though bunches noting it couldn't find them.
 
Old 10-27-2004, 08:58 PM   #2
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Some takes more time than others to mirror all the stuff. If you're not going for current, get ISO images and uncompress them (it will save you time ).
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:19 PM   #3
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yea but slackware 8.1? i think they have had enough time...
its just not there
i've downloaded 8.1 and its at ~ 2.2g and still missing files

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Old 10-27-2004, 10:23 PM   #4
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Some of the sites may have already stopped hosting 8.
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:24 PM   #5
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Well in Slackware's page it only shows older versions in Slackware's ftp server, so I guess Slackware people assumes there are not there anymore (in the mirrors).
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:25 PM   #6
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yea but many stll do and they dont have all the files
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:31 PM   #7
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for instance the mirror carroll.cac.psu.edu only lists one iso for slackware 8
many mirrors seem to list some source files, but not all of them
 
Old 10-27-2004, 10:40 PM   #8
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What I meant, is why don't you get them from the official ftp site instead of mirrors?
I know, it may be slow but it's guaranteed that you've all files.
 
Old 10-27-2004, 11:01 PM   #9
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i'm guess i'm just wondering why they don't carry the files and if theres easy a way to tell what they miss
 
  


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