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Old 05-23-2012, 12:05 PM   #8
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The tizen/download.tizen.org file tree is about 48 Gbytes on R/W disk.
As a squashFS RO file tree it is about 19 Gbytes.

It should fit on a "5 DVD set" as a multi-volume archive.

When used as the "base" RR layer of an auFS stack, will allow the use of wget --mirror command to track the contents of the Tizen download sub-domain without downloading the initial 48 Gbytes.
Since the Tizen download sub-domain is rate-limited, this can save you about 3-1/2 days of watching wget work.

PM me for details.
Started an update of the Tizen download domain last night.
Will know if the first attempt at making an: "update layer" works once it is finished.
Will be posting the "HowTo" once correct/intended behavior is checked.

PS: It is too big for me to post, and my public servers are about 1,200 miles away - too far to carry a set of DVDs over to the DVD reader and load them.
But I will be able to ship sets of the DVDs (in the USA at least).

Edit 5/24/2012:
This "incremental change" to the contents of download.tizen.org is larger than their original release. Must have been a busy two weeks over at the Tizen shop.
And, yeah, they still have it rate limited to "extra slow".

Edit 5/25/2012:
70Gbytes and still going strong. Sure glad I don't pay for my bandwidth by the byte or by the hour!

What happened down at the Tizen project this past week, they added three directories to the download sub-domain.

snapshots - They have started posting snapshots of the entire system, sometimes as many as five per day. That should slack off once the distribution stablizes.

live - Evidently as a storage place for each user of the on-line build system.
The public release of Tizen is only a few weeks old, but this sub-tree will probably grow quickly.

Most of the directories under "live" have names that end in a colon (":") -
Anyone familar with any *nix can imagine what a poor idea that is.
(And anyone who isn't, colon (":") is the directory path entry seperator.
Quick now is: "/usr/bin:/usr/sbin" one pathname or two? What if the name of the first is "bin:"?)

5/26/2012:
80 Gbytes and still going strong.
Modem is a bit warm and has had to be re-booted three times during this process.
Still adveraging 1 Gbyte / hour. (1/4 the capacity of my aDSL line) Grumble, grumble, grumble.

Later:
Quote:
FINISHED --2012-05-26 06:33:31--
Downloaded: 33764 files, 70G in 3d 10h 11m 45s (247 KB/s)
Not really, download ran out of disk space.
Should have seen that one coming but forgot to check on it the last several days.
Restarted Just hope I can get that domain mirrored before they go back to work next week.
Later:
Moved things around a bit so the "changes" file had room to grow another 150Gbytes in size. Hope that is enough this time.
Evening:
82Gbytes - still going strong, may be finished by tomorrow morning with any luck at all.

5/27/2012:
90Gbytes and still going strong.
There had been four snapshots added between when the download began and when it ran out of disk space three+ days later.
Anyway, have gotten past that "snapshot" sub-directory and now working (again) on the "live" directory.

If the "live" directory is the storage place for the on-line web-builder (in use 24/7) then it may never be possible to find it "idle" long enough to get a complete copy.
Except during "World Stopping Events" -
The Indy 500 race today -
The World Soccer Cup (whenever that is) -
Things like that, when not even drunk geeks work on-line from home.

Evening:
96Gbytes and still going strong.
Will need to re-think this idea of keeping a mirror of the Tizen download site.

5/28/2012:
124Gbytes and it went zombie.
Guess I need to find out what I (or Tizen) did wrong.

Last edited by knc1; 05-28-2012 at 09:38 AM.
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