Linux images are impossible to download.
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(06-02-2018, 08:59 AM)Luke Wrote:
(06-02-2018, 05:07 AM)superpat Wrote: Hi,

Today, Saturday morning, I cannot successfully download any images from the github ayufan directory.

Using LInux mint, Firefox with S3 download manager addon.

Download starts, runs for short time, then hangs.  I can resume it several times, maybe getting to 40-50% then down ceases and is CANCELLED by external event, not me!

This forces complete restart.  I have run through my IP's data allowance several times over trying to get one iso complete!

PLEASE COULD PINE PROVIDE AN ALTERNATE DOWNLOAD SITE THAT IS RELIABLE??

regards

Patrick

I just fetched 3 images from ayufan's git just fine the its something wrong on your end. Also, what does PINE64 have to do with it ? :Smile Once there is a release (stable image) it'll get added into the wiki and installer. Until then you can test pre-releases as they get pushed to git.

Hi Luke,

You cannot escape your, (Pine64)'s  responsibility to provide a reliable download source,   Git hub is the PITS, Google for git hub and failing downloads and you will find numerous people complaining of the same problem from various locations. It does appear to be a geographic problem,  which I in the UK am suffering from suffering badly. 
I can download an Android iso from  Pine64 with no drop outs, but git hub is impossible.

If you look at the retro pie  forum, they are suffering the same git hub problem and have set up a torrent to ease their situation.

I can appreciate that eventually you will move the Linux isos to a Pine64 site for downloading,  which would cure the problem but when? 

I purchased the Rockpro in good faith, anticipating that I would have access to the iso files as required during development but this is proving not to be the case. I do not want to have to wait for a year until you have a production release before I can use my Rockpro.

Here is the first page of a search for "Git hub + download failures"


Quote:Can't finish download of any big file · Issue #5390 · nextcloud ... - GitHub
https://github.com/nextcloud/server/issues/5390
13 Jun 2017 - Previously, right after the download failed, I saw an error in logs, identical to the one described in issue #1166, but after I applied the patch ...
Failed: Network Error - when downloading a file in chrome ... - GitHub
https://github.com/nghttp2/nghttp2/issues/678
6 Sep 2016 - But when chrome connects to nghttpx HTTP/2 proxy port ( by SwitchyOmega ), which backend is squid http proxy port, the download fails.
lfs files failing to download · Issue #904 · git-lfs/git-lfs · GitHub
https://github.com/git-lfs/git-lfs/issues/904
18 Dec 2015 - I'm having an issue where git-lfs pull is failing to download all of the files it ... The failures only seem to happen when we add new files to git-lfs.
Ability to resume failed/interrupted downloads in progress - GitHub
https://github.com/itchio/itch.io/issues/353
20 Feb 2016 - GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects.
GitHub - rust-lang-nursery/failure: Error management
https://github.com/rust-lang-nursery/failure
Error management https://boats.gitlab.io/failure · rust error- ... Find file. Clone or download ... failure is designed to make it easier to manage errors in Rust.
Downloads failing consistently · Issue #167 · dscottbuch/cTiVo · GitHub
https://github.com/dscottbuch/cTiVo/issues/167
15 Apr 2016 - I can see the list of items in my Tivo, but every download fails with Tivo Show Failed; retrying. Looking for any insight in how to debug and fix.
Download failures · Issue #193 · opengapps/opengapps · GitHub
https://github.com/opengapps/opengapps/issues/193
9 Dec 2015 - GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects.
Intermittent failures downloading large files · Issue #7 ... - GitHub
https://github.com/JFrogDev/artifactory-cli-go/issues/7
Intermittent failures downloading large files #7. Closed. ssssam opened this Issue on Dec 8, 2015 · 6 comments ...
Download failure rate >50%

These are not new reports, but it is obvious they still have problems with large files!

Would it not be possible  for ayufan to upload his pre-release iso's to a file storage/ download site as well as to git hub, I am sure it would not break pine 64's bank to pay for a few gigs of storage space.

cheers

Patrick

(06-02-2018, 08:59 AM)Luke Wrote:
(06-02-2018, 05:07 AM)superpat Wrote: Hi,

Today, Saturday morning, I cannot successfully download any images from the github ayufan directory.

Using LInux mint, Firefox with S3 download manager addon.

Download starts, runs for short time, then hangs.  I can resume it several times, maybe getting to 40-50% then down ceases and is CANCELLED by external event, not me!

This forces complete restart.  I have run through my IP's data allowance several times over trying to get one iso complete!

PLEASE COULD PINE PROVIDE AN ALTERNATE DOWNLOAD SITE THAT IS RELIABLE??

regards

Patrick

I just fetched 3 images from ayufan's git just fine the its something wrong on your end. Also, what does PINE64 have to do with it ? :Smile Once there is a release (stable image) it'll get added into the wiki and installer. Until then you can test pre-releases as they get pushed to git.

Hi Luke,

You cannot escape your, (Pine64)'s  responsibility to provide a reliable download source,   Git hub is the PITS, Google for git hub and failing downloads and you will find numerous people complaining of the same problem from various locations. It does appear to be a geographic problem,  which I in the UK am suffering from suffering badly. 
I can download an Android iso from  Pine64 with no drop outs, but git hub is impossible.

If you look at the retro pie  forum, they are suffering the same git hub problem and have set up a torrent to ease their situation.

I can appreciate that eventually you will move the Linux isos to a Pine64 site for downloading,  which would cure the problem but when? 

I purchased the Rockpro in good faith, anticipating that I would have access to the iso files as required during development but this is proving not to be the case. I do not want to have to wait for a year until you have a production release before I can use my Rockpro.

Here is the first page of a search for "Git hub + download failures"


Quote:Can't finish download of any big file · Issue #5390 · nextcloud ... - GitHub
https://github.com/nextcloud/server/issues/5390
13 Jun 2017 - Previously, right after the download failed, I saw an error in logs, identical to the one described in issue #1166, but after I applied the patch ...
Failed: Network Error - when downloading a file in chrome ... - GitHub
https://github.com/nghttp2/nghttp2/issues/678
6 Sep 2016 - But when chrome connects to nghttpx HTTP/2 proxy port ( by SwitchyOmega ), which backend is squid http proxy port, the download fails.
lfs files failing to download · Issue #904 · git-lfs/git-lfs · GitHub
https://github.com/git-lfs/git-lfs/issues/904
18 Dec 2015 - I'm having an issue where git-lfs pull is failing to download all of the files it ... The failures only seem to happen when we add new files to git-lfs.
Ability to resume failed/interrupted downloads in progress - GitHub
https://github.com/itchio/itch.io/issues/353
20 Feb 2016 - GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects.
GitHub - rust-lang-nursery/failure: Error management
https://github.com/rust-lang-nursery/failure
Error management https://boats.gitlab.io/failure · rust error- ... Find file. Clone or download ... failure is designed to make it easier to manage errors in Rust.
Downloads failing consistently · Issue #167 · dscottbuch/cTiVo · GitHub
https://github.com/dscottbuch/cTiVo/issues/167
15 Apr 2016 - I can see the list of items in my Tivo, but every download fails with Tivo Show Failed; retrying. Looking for any insight in how to debug and fix.
Download failures · Issue #193 · opengapps/opengapps · GitHub
https://github.com/opengapps/opengapps/issues/193
9 Dec 2015 - GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects.
Intermittent failures downloading large files · Issue #7 ... - GitHub
https://github.com/JFrogDev/artifactory-cli-go/issues/7
Intermittent failures downloading large files #7. Closed. ssssam opened this Issue on Dec 8, 2015 · 6 comments ...
Download failure rate >50%

These are not new reports, but it is obvious they still have problems with large files!

Would it not be possible  for ayufan to upload his pre-release iso's to a file storage/ download site as well as to git hub, I am sure it would not break pine 64's bank to pay for a few gigs of storage space.

cheers

Patrick


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RE: Linux images are impossible to download. - by superpat - 06-02-2018, 10:01 AM

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