Bug 91158 - Downloading long files usually fails with a server reset.
Downloading long files usually fails with a server reset.
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2003-05-19 11:11 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-04 14:16:11 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2003-05-19 11:11:17 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I am downloading update files of any size Up2date will hang in the middle
with either a server reset or no message at all.  There was a similar bug
regarding the lack of a message but I need a solution for the server resets. 
When downloading the updates at work (not using up2date) the download will often
finish with an incomplete file.

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How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run up2date
2.selecte a long file to download such as a kernel or kernel source.
3.wait for the modem lites to stop updating.
    

Actual Results:  The download stops.  There may be an error message with an OK
icon that will kill up2date or no message at all.  If up2date was run from a
command line there will be a message about a server reset.

Expected Results:  The server should not reset and the download should complete.

Additional info:

I am connecting through mindspring.com with a 56K modem.  My usual connect
speeds are 49333.
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2005-10-04 14:16:11 EDT
Haven't seen any reports of this behaviour in a while.

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