Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD
res00vl8 at alltel.net
Tue Jun 5 14:58:54 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 05:54 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Ed Greshko wrote:
> > Mike McCarty wrote:
> >>>Yes, it is....
> >>>If yum fails during the download phase and you run it again it will
> >>>skip the
> >>>packages it has previously downloaded.
> >>You presume each package can come down in one piece. I'm not, since
> >>I know better. Downloading at 28Kbps means that even 1MB takes 5
> >>minutes. KDE libs is 15Meg, for example.
> > Wow, your dial-up is that unstable that it can't download 15Meg in one
> > sitting? You must end up doing a lot of "wget -c".
> Not mine, my sister's. She lives in rural Georgia. And she has only
> one phone line, so she also doesn't like to tie it up for long periods.
> DSL is UNAVAILABLE in rural Georgia. Often, she doesn't even manage
> 14Kbps average download speed.
DSL is available in rural Georgia. My telco/ISP is Alltel/Windstream &
they are all over rural Georgia. Alltel/Windstream touts itself as a
rural telco. If your sister is interested in DSL, she should check with
Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.
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