[brlug-general] Red Hat 7.3
johnahebert at yahoo.com
Thu May 9 05:06:47 CDT 2002
Easy there, pardner. Some people have to use Win32 to
make a living. Show compassion, not conceit. :)
--- Mat Branyon <matbranyon at eatel.net> wrote:
> what is this attachment that i got with this email?
> On Wed, 8 May 2002 13:10:20 -0500
> "Thomas R. McClanahan" <tmcclanahan at ldi.state.la.us>
> > I started the download for Disc1 and 2 Monday
> evening from RH, they are
> > still running and are only up to about 90m. I am
> told one of the guys at the
> > office has them. I will let you know.
> > Thomas R. McClanahan
> > thomasm at sparkhound.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: General-admin at brlug.net
> [mailto:General-admin at brlug.net] On Behalf Of
> > john beamon
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 11:40 AM
> > To: General at brlug.net
> > Subject: Re: [brlug-general] Red Hat 7.3
> > Well, I got 7.3 downloaded. All three install
> discs and the docs disc.
> > It took from 10:35 a.m. Monday to 8:16 a.m.
> Tuesday, and from a university
> > mirror at that. By contrast, I've downloaded the
> first disc of 4.5 from
> > freebsd.org in 45 minutes. I'm almost convinced
> RH did not predistribute
> > this version to their mirrors. Most everywhere I
> checked did NOT have
> > these isos, rather "most everywhere that let me
> login". Linux in general
> > will have to rethink the distribution strategy
> soon, what with RH and SuSE
> > now averaging about 5 discs and this sort of
> unruly ftp mirroring going
> > on.
> > A couple of you guys have grabbed these isos and
> put them up on local
> > servers and university pages. It'd be a great
> favor to publish links!
> > --
> > -j
> > John Beamon
> > On Tue, 7 May 2002, john beamon wrote:
> > > Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 22:29:45 -0500 (CDT)
> > > From: john beamon <jbeamon at cox.net>
> > > Reply-To: General at brlug.net
> > > To: General at brlug.net
> > > Subject: Re: [brlug-general] Red Hat 7.3
> > >
> > > I want it right friggin now, too! I've been
> wanting it right friggin now
> > > for right about 12 hours now. Still wanting
> disks 1 and 2 .... of what is
> > > now a 3-disk distro, PLUS docs. I remember when
> Linux was suitable for
> > > installation on a smallish system with slightly
> outdated hardware specs.
> > > Those were the good ol' days.
> > >
> > >
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