From: Ruairi Newman (bofh at domain tech-mad.org)
Date: Fri 22 Jun 2001 - 08:54:19 IST
If it's an ftp download and the server supports resume-on-download (and most
seem to now) use ncftp. Anytime your connection drops, you can just
continue where you left off. Downloaded an ISO over a 56K modem using this
----- Original Message -----
From: "Skelton, Ben" <B.Skelton at domain emuse.ie>
To: <ilug at domain linux.ie>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 9:34 PM
Subject: RE: [ILUG] Oracle8i excremental download rate
> really was wondering if there were any mirror sites / quick ftps...
> am downloading at work - so the time taken / stalled transfers are more of
> problem than cost. should be able to eventually grab the whole thing by
> myself - if only the other guys at work would stop using up the bandwidth
> looking at am-i-hot-or-not!
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