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Re: Download speeds for nightly builds seem a bit slow to a lot of people over at the forum
Mirrors are better. Torrents are either not allowed on some networks or
people don't know how to use them or don't care to install the required
software, some of which is not malware/ad-free.
So my suggestion is to stay away from torrents.
On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 3:23 PM Andrew Lutsenko <anlutsenko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think torrents are the best solution.
> Even when servers function normally on each release there is a stampede to
> download new binary and things slow down to a crawl. I don't know if moving
> to CERN servers (AWS servers?) will help but torrents certainly would.
> It's as simple as creating a torrent with openbittorrent.com tracker or
> even just a magnet link relying on DHT.
> I can help script this if needed.
> On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 10:32 AM Marco Ciampa <ciampix@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 09, 2019 at 01:22:39PM -0500, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>> > Thanks. If we are having issues with the CERN download speeds (although
>> > it is not entirely evident that is the issue) it would be good to have
>> > alternate mirrors for users to try if they are having issues with the
>> > main download server.
>> Why not adding torrent seeds like done for the Ubuntu iso images or
>> Libreoffice binary files? We must have a torrent tracker somewhere and
>> that should offload servers and should solve the peak download problems
>> if any...
>> Marco Ciampa
>> I know a joke about UDP, but you might not get it.
>> GNU/Linux User #78271
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