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Failed downloads

Walter E Brown
Our attempted download & installation failed twice this morning.  I
enclose the log files of the attempts and would appreciate suggestions
to remedy the problem.  Thank you.

-- WEB


Log of first attempt (total):
=============================

MiKTeX Setup Wizard 2.4.1705 Report

Date: Tuesday, September 06, 2005
Time: 11:17:23
OS version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
Admin: yes
Setup path: C:\downloads\setup-2.4.1705 miktex.exe
Starting download...
  Local folder: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\pkgrepository\"
Remote folder: "ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/"
Opening repository "ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/"...
Repository type: remote
Loading DBlight...
downloading
"ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1.cab"...

Error: The file

   ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1.cab

cannot be downloaded for the following reason:

The system cannot find the file specified.


Log of second attempt (small):
==============================

MiKTeX Setup Wizard 2.4.1705 Report

Date: Tuesday, September 06, 2005
Time: 11:18:11
OS version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
Admin: yes
Setup path: C:\downloads\setup-2.4.1705 miktex.exe
Starting download...
  Local folder: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\pkgrepository\"
Remote folder: "ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/"
Opening repository "ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/"...
Repository type: remote
Loading DBlight...
downloading
"ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1.cab"...

Error: The file

   ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1.cab

cannot be downloaded for the following reason:

The system cannot find the file specified.



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Re: Failed downloads

Hans F. Nordhaug
* Walter E Brown <[hidden email]> [2005-09-06]:
> Our attempted download & installation failed twice this morning.  I
> enclose the log files of the attempts and would appreciate suggestions
> to remedy the problem.  Thank you.

And the solution is:
1) Try another site
2) Try another time

If it fails for more than five sites for more than two days,
you can file a bug report.

Hans

PS! ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/miktex/pub/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1.cab
is OK now. If you still have problems, use a mirror that serves over
HTTP.


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