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Re: [SLE] 9.2 FTP download freeze [RESOLVED, Thank you]
  • From: a.bridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 16:42:55 +0000
  • Message-id: <020720051642.1585.42079A8F000C42CF0000063121979129950A090B079D0DD20E@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>



> a.bridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>
> >After my system conects to the ftp server and finishes loading RAMDISK, it
> >returns to the start insatllation screen and freezes there everytime. The hard
> >drive is known good and the computer is also known good. I used the same type
> >computer (Compaq Deskpro EN, 733 P3, 256mb ram, 40gb Maxtor HD) and ftp server
> >as my 9.1 install with no problem.
> >
> >Using ftp server: 195.135.221.132
> >>From directory: pub/suse/i386/9.2
> >
> >Thank in advance for help
> >
> >Aaron
> >
> >
> >
>
> That's ftp.suse.com, and no wonder it's crapping out on you -- the
> server probably has reached its limit on the number of anonymous
> connections.
>
> SuSE even tells us that we should avoid using its servers, if possible,
> and use one of the many mirrors. From the main SuSE Pro page at Novell,
> you just move your rodent over "downloads and demos/SuSE ftp server" and
> then click on "mirror" to get to
> http://www.novell.com/products/linuxprofessional/downloads/ftp/int_mirrors.html
> and then pick a convenient mirror. I've always found the ones at GATech
> and ANL to be good, though GATech is sometimes unavailable or cannot
> give you much bandwidth. Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts (ALE) and
> SUNY/Buffalo also have mirrors, while UTenn/Knoxville has two, though
> I've not used any of these. (Of course, you will want to get the actual
> URLs from that page so you can "dig" for their IPs.)
>
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