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Date:      Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:43:11 -0400
From:      Jon Radel <jon@radel.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Unable to download FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <4DAEF0FF.7000304@radel.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110420132335.GA30474@ei.bzerk.org>
References:  <BANLkTi=pECKqZbGYjG5mmpxS5348JH0KJA@mail.gmail.com> <20110420132335.GA30474@ei.bzerk.org>

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On 4/20/11 9:23 AM, Ruben de Groot wrote:
>
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 11:09:57AM +0530, Balaje Suri typed:
>> Hi FreeBSD Team,
>>
>> When I try to download the FreeBSD distribution (by clicking on the link
>> that refers to location:
>> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/8.2-RELEASE) , I get an
>> error "425 Failed to establish connection".
>>
>> Could you please let me know an alternate working link.
>
> The link is good. You should probably configure your ftp client to use
>   passive mode.

And if ftp just won't cooperate with you, you can always go to

http://torrents.FreeBSD.org:8080/

grab a torrent file using HTTP and use a BitTorrent client to get what 
you need.  Unless, of course, your local firewall/network/ISP/etc blocks 
BitTorrent also.

--Jon Radel
jon@radel.com



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