FreeBSD Torrent Server
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 31 08:41:01 UTC 2007
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric Hildebrandt" <hildebeb at mts.net>
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 11:10 AM
> Subject: FreeBSD Torrent Server
>> I was wondering if the FreeBSD torrent server will be back online any
>> time soon? Tryed to download version 6.2 and comes server not there.
> FreeBSD isn't commercial software, there's no need to go through
> all the hocus pocus to conceal the uploader so the RIAA doesen't
> sue him. Standard FTP works perfectly fine at any of the mirror sites,
> and you will get your ISO no slower.
The only plus behind using torrents really for getting ISOs is reducing
server load on the freebsd.org folks (well, not from a tracker point of
view but rather from a network point of view perhaps?). Other than that,
not much difference nor much benefit in using that method.
I wonder what the effective overall benefit is though really..
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