View Full Version : iso image downloads lockup from windows

25th June 2005, 05:50 AM

I was trying to download FC4 ISO images from
the Fedora's website on Windows platform but
the download process locked up the Windows
browser immediately and failed.

However, the same download from FC3 appeared
to me running smoothly.

What is wrong with the ISO image download from
Windows platform?


25th June 2005, 03:50 PM
The main site is massively busy, and your software may not be smart enough to cope with timeouts.


- Use a mirror site rather than the main site: http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html

- Use a specialised downloader or FTP client, as they can deal with large downloads and interruptions. For Windows the Filezilla FTP program is excellent and free (being Open Source).

25th June 2005, 04:51 PM
Hi ellis,

Thanks for your tips.