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Re: [opensuse-factory] Media for openSUSE 10.2
  • From: Hugo Costelha <hugo.costelha@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 13:25:18 +0100
  • Message-id: <200610201325.18941.hugo.costelha@xxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 20 October 2006 12:56, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Hugo Costelha <hugo.costelha@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > [...]
> > I think that one idea that has been mentioned, and that it would work
> > rather well, is to also distribute the DVD for all the alfa/beta stages,
> > but only through torrent. This way you wouldn't waste bandwidth with your
> > mirros, you would actually save some bandiwidth, and you would make many
> > people happy in just recording one media device to do all the beta tests.
>
> We would still seed it from our servers - at least initially - and
> experience has shown that our servers are saturated, it will not work
> if this is just our servers. If a couple of mirrors help with
> bittorrent seeding, we will see what and when we can do this,

You could allow only mirroring access (rsync et all) to the torrent to your
servers to prevent that, and this way only mirror would be used, right?

Hugo Costelha
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