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Re: [opensuse] Beta4 by torrent
  • From: Winston Graeme <winstongraeme@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2005 03:07:43 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <20050902020743.26149.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I tried torrenting for beta 2,3 & now 4 ...
most of the time im uploading & my download is
sometimes max like 20kb per second ... most of the
time on average like 10 .. so would take years.

And the tracker disappeared 4 me.

--- Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> Well, I've waited a bit and currently it looks
> pretty good for me: between 100 and 210 kB/sec
> download rate. That's on an 4mbit (down) ADSL in
> Belgium and looks pretty acceptable to me, given
> that on my ISP's FTP mirrors, I get 480kB/sec. My
> upload doesn't get much higher than 10kB/sec though.
>
> 19 seeds, 61 peers... so there's definately
> potential for a lot more ;)
>
> As already discussed, please *do* try bittorrent
> first to see whether you achieve an acceptable
> download rate within 30min. If you're still creeping
> around at 5kB/sec, then switch to HTTP or FTP
> (and regularely check mirrors, especially
> ftp.uni-erlangen.de and ftp.kernel.org) - with wget
> and
> other download tools (curl, d4x, ...) you can stop
> downloading and continue with another mirror.
>
> To Lode: yep, ftp.belnet.be would definately be a
> killer. AFAICR it's sitting on the backbone
> between Frankfurt and Amsterdam, so it should be a
> decent alternative for people outside Belgium as
> well.
>
> BTW, another very fast mirror in Europe is
> ftp.heanet.ie but it already serves as a
> sourceforge.net
> mirror.
>
> happy torrenting
>
> cheers
> - --
> -o) Pascal Bleser
> http://linux01.gwdg.de/~pbleser/
> /\\ <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx>
> <guru@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> _\_v The more things change, the more they stay
> insane.
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