[CentOS-mirror] Dedicated host for seeding torrents

Wed Jan 19 18:03:07 UTC 2011
Jonathan Thurman <JThurman at nwresd.k12.or.us>

From: centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org [centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] on behalf of Karanbir Singh [mail-lists at karan.org]

> 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 have some new hardware that I could put up a test seed on using different clients, but I don't really have a way to generate 400+ torrent connections...  Were you using a specific test tool, or talking about real-world experience?