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Re: [opensuse-factory] DVD iso?
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 17:45:55 +0200
  • Message-id: <200610061745.55565.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Friday 06 October 2006 17:08 schrieb Bjørn Lie:
> fre, 06,.10.2006 kl. 08.30 +0200, skrev Andreas Jaeger:
> > Terje, as Eberhard said: Our mirrors cannot server both. It's also
> > double the bandwith to sync out from us to them in a short time.
> >
> > Therefore we only make one set available - and CDs are easier to sync
> > since DVDs are larger than 2 GB which will cause problems for some
> > mirrors. Just with Alpha5 the CDs did not install at all, so we have
> > this time DVDs only instead,
> >
> > Andreas
> Would it be possible to get the dvdisos as torrents only? Since that
> wouldn't kill the mirrrors, and keep us "dvds rule" bunch happy.

The problem is that BitTorrent as P2P is not everywhere allowed. There are
large companies and universities who do block all P2P traffic. Even some
providers do so.

So we do need definitive also the classic images.



Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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