RE: DVD downloads from Edelivery fails at random points

  • From: "Dunbar, Norman (Capgemini)" <norman.dunbar.capgemini@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <rjoralist2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 08:00:09 -0000

Morning Rich,

>> I've been trying to download the 3.3GB OEL5 DVD from 
>> Edelivery all weekend,
I wouldn't bother if I was you! :-(

>> I ended up grabbing the *SIX* CDs (groan), each of which 
>> downloaded as expected
You had better luck than me then!

>> Anyone else able to download large files from Edelivery?
Not for a long time I'm afraid. I've reported it but nothing has
improved. I've completely failed to download:

* OEL 5 on DVD
* Oracle VM plus utilities/extras/whatevers.
* 11.2 base release.
* 11.2 patch release.

Everything failed miserable in exactly the same way you described. In
the end, I ordered them all from Oracle on DVD and they arrived -
wrongly! They sent me OEL 32 bit rather than 64 bit. However, credit
where it's due, a replacement was with me the very next day.

I've never received the Oracle VM though - that never arrived, I got
hold of VirtualBox instead and it works beautifully.


Norman Dunbar
Contract Senior Oracle DBA
Capgemini Database Team (EA)
Internal : 7 28 2051
External : 0113 231 2051

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