[CentOS] Torrent tracker for CentOS v5.3 working properly?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Apr 1 09:22:33 UTC 2009


Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is the tracker for the 5.3-release working properly?
>
> The only torrent I see actually downloading is CentOS-5.3-i386-bin-1to6. The
> other three for the i386 DVD and ditto for x86_64 (cd+dvd) are just sitting
> there. The availability and the number of connected peers in the swarm for
> each torrent is rather high though.
>   

I just started the two DVD torrents, x86_64 and i386, using the links in 
the announcement email from this evening, and both are running along as 
fast as my wires will run.

both of these two appear to be using 
http://torrent.centos.org:6969/announce as their primary tracker, and 
both [DHT], local peer discovery and peer exchange protocols are happy 
too.  I've bandwidth limited my torrent to 400kbyte/s in, 50kbyte/s out 
and I'm sseeing just about exactly that (my ADSL is good for peak 
500-600kbyte/sec in and 70kbyte/sec out, so if I don't restrict it, the 
torrent activity just about shuts down my network)


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