[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD9.0-BETA1.5-x86-USBLITE.img.bz2
ken at pcbsd.org
Thu Sep 15 10:52:29 PDT 2011
On 09/15/11 05:37, wa5qjh wrote:
> On 09/13/2011 8:23 PM, wa5qjh wrote:
>> > Need help:
>> > Specifically somewhere to FINISH downloading >
>> > 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?
> Yes, I used wget which does that. but my problem is that all ( I
> Guess) the mirrors deleted Beta 1.5 in favor of the beta 2. Now
> there's no place to continue from, THat I know of. SO the 2 questions
> 1. where can I still find the Beta 1.5 stuff and
> 2. Can i even use the 1.5 USB .img as a live file system "demo"
> I had to find a wget.exe and an MD5.exe to use in vista since there is
> no way i know of to use the USB Modem from Smart ( a ZTE??) from
> FreeBSD. and besides, not all my stuff has arrived here in thePI yet.
> still waiting.
In general we only archive the previous official releases, not the beta
releases. This means that you are going to have to restart and get BETA2
instead of BETA1.5.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
~~ Ken Moore ~~
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