[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD Beta 1.5 USB LITE image

Arthur A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Tue Sep 13 19:04:53 PDT 2011


On 09/13/2011 8:23 PM, wa5qjh wrote:
> Need help:
> Specifically somewhere to FINISH downloading 
> PCBSD9.0-BETA1.5-x86-USBLITE.img.bz2
> May sound silly since Beta2 is now out But I'm really in the boondocks 
> ( actually Tagalog for Mountain.the only Pinoy word actually in the 
> English language lexicon) in Samar Philippines. Downloading is really 
> bad here. daytime bandwidth slows to about dialup or less. mostly 
> less. and Smart Cellular is engaging in Throttling or Capping.
> I got capped at 534MB after 5 days of waiting patiently and using a 
> wget.exe to get that far. Smart Capped me at 534MB of the approx 
> 640MB. By a day and a half later, beta 2 was out and none of the 
> mirrors had what I needed any more. It just wouldn't pay to start all 
> over again.
> To be real truthful, I'm not sure what is in the LITE USB image, 
> whether It will work in Live "Try it, you'll Like it" mode or not. 
> someone might comment on that. I looked for a description of the 
> different types and didnt find it where one might expect to. Please 
> forgive my ignorance.
>  So can someone tell me where I might be able to finish my download or 
> whether I would even want it?
> Thanks.

No way to FTP it and resume it later if it fails?

Arthur
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