[CentOS] Don't forget to use torrents for your downloads!

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Fri Apr 3 06:41:01 UTC 2009

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>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
>Of John R Pierce
>Sent: Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:38 PM
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>Subject: Re: [CentOS] Don't forget to use torrents for your downloads!
>> here is a bit more trivia for those interested: the 4 main 'seeds' that
>> came up were each running with 100mbps open uplinks. Atleast one person
>> in the early stages was running at 200 odd mbps.
>geez, makes me wonder if I should even bother to leave mine running with
>a 50kbyte/sec uplink ca (thats about 500kbps)...   if I raise the cap
>much higher, it seriously throttles my home network (6Mbps in, 700k
>out)... I know, I know, I should implement some form of QoS or packet
>prioritization at my firewall.

Every little stream helps when using bittorrent, even at 50kbps upstream, so
keep seeding! ;-)

I think my ISP at home has done something with regard to p2p. I can't seed
at home anymore for some reason... 8-/
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