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Admins
10-27-2004, 04:17 PM
I got some reports from people having problems with the setup.exe,
saying it cannot retrieve the mirror.lst for download sites. If you have
the same problem and fixed it, please post here when it happened
(windows-version) and how you have fixed it (firewall settings?).

R0bin
10-27-2004, 05:03 PM
Maybe it's time to start using Windows Installer instead of that tired cygwin setup, Windows Installer 3 can download setup files just like the cygwin setup can.

zell12
10-28-2004, 12:12 AM
I think it might have to do with the type of method you use to connect to the website to download the stuff?

Slash-P2P
10-28-2004, 12:49 AM
A web based windows installer setup would be nice :cool:

Stefan, I had that problem when I used my laptop at school which used a proxy server.

Admins
10-28-2004, 04:31 PM
The question right now is not if there could be a better setup (the current works quite nice), the question is what we can do if people have that problem.

Slash-P2P
10-28-2004, 07:23 PM
The question right now is not if there could be a better setup (the current works quite nice), the question is what we can do if people have that problem.

You can add more options for connecting to the graal website such as ports and proxies.

Admins
10-29-2004, 01:04 PM
So right now it's just a problem of the firewall or proxy not letting the setup program connect to the port of the download server?

Slash-P2P
10-29-2004, 09:27 PM
So right now it's just a problem of the firewall or proxy not letting the setup program connect to the port of the download server?

Thats what my problem was. Maybe you could let the setup use internet options directly from the computers internet settings such as Internet Explorer's internet settings.

R0bin
11-01-2004, 02:17 AM
Or, have a full setup download on the website.

Admins
11-01-2004, 02:15 PM
what do you mean?

Andares
11-01-2004, 03:08 PM
what do you mean?

R0bin means putting an installer online where you pick and choose what you want using a PHP script and it sends them to you in a .zip or .rar file.
I think it's a nifty idea.

protagonist
11-01-2004, 04:39 PM
R0bin means putting an installer online where you pick and choose what you want using a PHP script and it sends them to you in a .zip or .rar file.
I think it's a nifty idea.


That would be a good idea.

Crono
11-01-2004, 05:11 PM
What about a real setup .exe where your internet connection doesn't matter and it just extracts all the files into your folder like a normal installer?

This could be an option along with the webbased installer...

Slash-P2P
11-01-2004, 05:59 PM
One thing I don't get about the current installer is that you can choose all these different packs at the top to install..but you need all of them...so why not merge them into 1?

A web based windows MSI installer would be nice.

Admins
11-02-2004, 04:33 PM
The problem is that the setup program is also used for updating your installation, which depends on what you have already installed on your hard drive. It is planned to make it so that v3.1 (or v3.2) can itself manage the download of updates.
But like I said that is not the reason why this thread was started. I just want to know what kind of experience people had with configuring their firewall or similar to get it working, since the default confinguration of Windows allows the setup.exe to download the files without problems.

Zickle
11-23-2004, 02:24 AM
Along time ago, I think I used ZoneAlarm(firewall) at the time and I had to tell it to use IE Settings.

Just the other day my friend was installing it and it wouldn't work under any settings due to his firewall. I don't know what firewall he had... Maybe you should make it get the file via port 80 and maybe an extension that is known like .txt.

Slash-P2P
11-23-2004, 09:53 PM
Along time ago, I think I used ZoneAlarm(firewall) at the time and I had to tell it to use IE Settings.

Just the other day my friend was installing it and it wouldn't work under any settings due to his firewall. I don't know what firewall he had... Maybe you should make it get the file via port 80 and maybe an extension that is known like .txt.

Graal needs a new installer :\

zell12
11-23-2004, 10:59 PM
Graal needs a new installer :\
Yes, the current one is old. :(

protagonist
11-24-2004, 01:54 AM
Yes, the current one is old. :(


So much that it isn't even current.