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Re: aid to iso download

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: aid to iso download
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 00:24:22 -0500
Cc: stimits@xxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Eric Sandeen wrote:

> "D. Stimits" wrote:
> > I just realized how poorly this last paragraph was written. To clarify,
> > if the iso with .gz extension is not already available, I'll try adding
> > it to get the server to do on-the-fly compression. But the compression
> > itself is not trivial with 300 MB, so it would be better to have a
> > precompressed image if possible.
> Ok, I'm convinced.  And now that the *.gz server trick is out, I don't
> want 100 people all hitting oss with gzip -9 on a 300meg file.  :)

Wouldn't worry about it, its not like the bottle neck going be cpu power any
Besides this would start consuming more disk space on oss if we have
the compressed and non compressed images.
Actually nix the second image we are completely out of ftp space on oss.

Looks like I'm for some clean up.

> The gzipped iso should be available in a few minutes.
> Also, if you get the PR3 iso, when it comes time to grab the final 1.0.1
> version, remember that rsync is your friend in these situations...
> -Eric
> --
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux    http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

Russell Cattelan

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