[arch-dev-public] 0.8 torrents

Tom K tom at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 30 04:20:14 EDT 2007

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
>> I'm currently seeding all 6, though quite poorly - I need to open some
>> more ports but my silly router doesn't accept ranges (one at a time is
>> nasty).
> Most torrent clients only need one port for all torrents (I think they
> use both udp and tcp). If you need one port for each, you should use
> another one.
>> A few other people (Thomas, Dan, stonecrest maybe, etc) are also
>> seeding some of them.
> I can seed all 6 from Sunday on, with 1MBit bandwidth. I hope many
> archers with enough bandwidth will join us!

Seeding the i686 ones here at the moment - my upload is fairly paltry, 
and I need to keep some for myself!

>> Due to our recent bandwidth shenanigans, we should probably suggest
>> the torrents over ftp download.  Perhaps when neotuli updates the
>> download page, we can move it around so the torrents appear to be the
>> first choice? /me shrugs
> We should, people should try the torrents first. But we need enough
> seedeers, so that they will actually be faster than ftp.

Definitely, torrents should be first choice, mirrors second, 
archlinux.org - well, never preferably. :)


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