Re: YDL 2.0 (Was Re: OS X drain)

Subject: Re: YDL 2.0 (Was Re: OS X drain)
From: Iain Stevenson (
Date: Mon Apr 16 2001 - 15:21:10 MDT

on 16/4/01 9:26 pm, Chris Ruprecht at wrote:

> Well, I didn't know about them to begin with ;-) - and then, I seem to be on
> one of the best phone lines, Bell can provide - on a good day, I can manage
> 26.4 KBit/sec over a 56K modem. How big is XF4? if it's more than 10 MB, I
> might never be able to d/l it in one chunk, the line would drop multiple times
> before I get anywhere with it, Hi-Tech at it's best.

Oops! Sorry - I installed XF4 the day after BT finally got ADSL to me ...
the files are about 30 Mbytes worth. If you can download the stuff it's
well worth doing for the extra speed.

> Can you point me to a place where I can have a look the their size?

If you search the YellowDog mailing list you'll find my notes on installing
XF4 on my 9600.


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