[CentOS] Non-torrent D/L of 4.3 DVD image?

Jack Bailey jack at internetguy.net
Wed Mar 22 22:46:14 UTC 2006

> you have a local problem on your end or a mis configured bittorrent
> client - look at this :
> at time of release, the DVD torrents were seeding ( for x86_64, i386 and
> ia64 together ) at over 1.3 GiB/sec.
> its only grown from there. And almost everyone who's commented on it -
> has said that they have been able to saturate their links with the
> torrent ( eg. one guy on irc was leeching at 35MiB/sec earlier in the
> day today ... )
> I find it hard to believe that in general terms, ftp would offer much
> better performance.

I do believe that something is wrong with the setup. I get torrent 
connection speeds that vary wildly from 10KB/sec to about 200KB/sec. FTP 
gets me about 1380KB/sec.


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