more automated fetch of ISO-IMAGES & ports
lars.eggert at nokia.com
Tue Apr 7 15:14:40 UTC 2009
On 2009-4-7, at 17:55, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> Use BitTorrent for all file distribution, it does all that. Yes, I'm
>> half serious.
> Why only half? I have pulled FreeBSD ISOs via torrent and it was
> stunning to see the performance.
Half, because getting a BitTorrent infrastructure in place for the
ports distfiles wold take a bit of effort.
> The system I was loading it to had (at the time) only a fastE
> but it loaded at a steady 90+ Mbps and spent a lot of time above
> 95M. Now that I am connected from that system at 1000M, I should see
> it does.
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
> Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
> Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
> E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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