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From Stuart Low <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Delivering huge documents
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2005 01:09:16 GMT
> > We have a document which is a 1.5MB PDF document.  For some of our 
> > visitors, the download seems to stop before the full document is 
> > delivered.  I haven't been able to identify any common issues among the 
> > visitors who are having the problems (though I suspect they're on a 
> > dialup connection).  The PDF itself seems to be have no problems, since 
> > it's delivered just fine over broadband connections.  This issue appears 
> > to be browser-independent as well.  I've also confirmed that the 
> > affected users are using the most recent version of Acrobat Reader as well.

Just a random suggestion. Do you have mod_gzip compression enabled on
your Apache install? We had the same problem and ended up having to add
a manual whitelist so that .pdf wasn't gzip compressed.


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