t1 versus cabel/modem
alex_snow at gmx.net
Fri Mar 28 20:14:21 EST 2003
No matter what you use it's going to depend on the speed of the person
you're downloading. so if they have a slower connection then you you'll
download at their speed no matter how fast your connection is.
A message from the system administrator: "I've upped my priority, now up yours!"
On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, monte single wrote:
> How does the download rate of t1 compare to cabel modem. On my cable modem connection I think I
> depends a lot on where I am downloading from. Sometimes I may only get twenty or thirty kbs/s. When I
> downloaded redhat 8.0 from limestone.oregon.edu----i think that was it, it was more like 360 kbs/s.
> Gregory Nowak wrote:
> > Thanks to everyone for their reply.
> > Thanks to Aaron for recommending the planetmirror site, and for the backup on that recommendation.
> > I'm downloading the iso from there right now as I write this.
> > Having t1 is indeed very nice (smile).
> > Regards,
> > Greg
> > On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 03:32:01AM -0500, Jacob Schmude wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > Oh, they're there, all right. On most of the slackware mirrors, but the
> > > servers are so loaded down you're gonna have a fun time getting them. Hope
> > > you got a broadband connection, because if you're stuck with 56K (like I
> > > am) you probably don't have a chance for another month or so when all these
> > > broadband users get done grabbing there isos. The best URL seems to be the
> > > one on planetmirror which was given here earlier, but as I said... good
> > > luck getting ahold of it. Of course, if you want to, you can make your own
> > > iso image (instructions are found in isolinux/README.txt on slackware 9.0
> > > mirror sites).
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Jacob
> > >
> > >
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