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Re: [SLE] SuSe 9.3 pro iso downloads
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 21:24:15 -0400
  • Message-id: <42E04ABF.7000809@xxxxxxxxxx>
Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 15:40 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>>Ken Schneider wrote:
>>>On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 14:41 -0400, Ken Schneider wrote:
>>>>On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 07:33 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>>>>>Ken Schneider wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>There is no install DVD available for download. The only 64 bit iso is
>>>>>>for network install only.
>>>>>>
>>>>>Please read the README_eval.txt, in the ISO directory on the mirrors.
>>>>>
>>>>Did you even bother to actually check ftp.suse.com or the mirrors. There
>>>>is NO DVD iso available. The ONLY iso's available are the 5 cd set and
>>>>the 64 bit network install iso. Also the eval DVD iso is there, although
>>>>it is only 184M which will fit on a standard CD instead of a DVD.
>>>>
>>>This is the contents of:
>>>
>>>Index of /pub/suse/i386/9.3/iso
>>> Name Last modified Size Description
>>>
>>>________________________________________________________________________
>>>
>>>[DIR] Parent Directory 19-Jul-2005 14:19 -
>>>[ ] 9.3-x86-64-Network-Installation.iso 03-Jun-2005 15:12 57.0M
>>>[TXT] MD5SUMS 19-Jul-2005 12:53 1k
>>>[TXT] README_eval.txt 29-Jun-2005 14:02 6k
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Eval-DVD.iso 01-Jul-2005 11:27 184M
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Prof-i386-CD1.iso 01-Jul-2005 11:27 696M
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Prof-i386-CD2.iso 27-Jun-2005 14:10 676M
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Prof-i386-CD3.iso 27-Jun-2005 14:10 697M
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Prof-i386-CD4.iso 27-Jun-2005 14:10 669M
>>>[ ] SUSE-9.3-Prof-i386-CD5.iso 27-Jun-2005 14:10 681M
>>>
>>>
>>>As you can see there is NO install DVD for 64 bit. Perhaps someone at
>>>SuSE forgot to add the file.
>>>
>>In another note, I posted a link to a mirror that contains what I described.
>>
>>
> Yes as you can see the "eval" iso is there, but the OP was looking for a
> 64 bit install DVD iso which IS missing.
> Quoted from the "eval-DVD" text file
>
> * When delivered on 5 CD ISOs, SUSE LINUX Professional 9.3
> requires 5 separate downloads of 650MB each, 3.3GB in total)
> * When delivered on a single DVD ISO, SUSE LINUX Professional
> 9.3 required one download of 4.5 GB
>
> Where is the 4.5 GB file that is supposed to be used as a 64 bit
> -install- DVD?
> No where, it is missing. The text file even quotes estimated download
> times for the iso's.
>

Others have also replied to your posts. One thing that's obvious, is
that you're apparently the only one who can't see that 4.2 GB ISO.

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