[CentOS-mirror] Dedicated host for seeding torrents

Wed Jan 19 18:54:08 UTC 2011
nux at li.nux.ro <nux at li.nux.ro>

Karanbir Singh writes:

> On 01/18/2011 10:15 PM, Doug Kuntz wrote:
>> On 1/18/11 3:45 PM, "Jonathan Thurman"<JThurman at nwresd.k12.or.us>  wrote:
>>>> Also, what are people using for a torrent service daemon?
>>>> The quick Google search says "client x and screen" which
>>>> works, but doesn't seem very elegant...
> Firstly, thanks much for the offers of b/w - it will make a big difference.
> Also, it would be super useful if someone could do a quick test and 
> perhaps compare a few of the s/w options out there. We have rtorrent and 
> bittorrent-ncurses that we use within .centos.org at the moment; 
> bittorrent itself is quite cpu intensive once you cross a hundred 
> clients, otoh I've seen rtorrent get to between 350 - 400 links on the 
> same machine, but i am sure there is still room for improvement there. 
> no idea how deluge or transmission fare in this regard.

I don't think it gets much better than that..
Btw, I can help with 100 Mbps in .uk and 1 Gbps in .ro.