daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Jul 6 18:23:09 PDT 2005
On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 05:44:13PM -0700, Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 11:53 -0400, Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> > "M. David Wilson" <miwilso2 at vt.edu> writes:
> > > I will be glad to make and post a torrent for .15 if someone could
> > > give the package
> > The package is here:
> > http://openclipart.org/downloads/0.15/openclipart-0.15.tar.bz2
> > I suspect most folks using BitTorrent have bzip2 installed also, so
> > that is probably the best option, from a bandwidth perspective.
> > It would be interesting to find out whether we have enough people
> > downloading our releases yet to make a torrent move faster than the
> > straight http download. Trying it may be the easiest way to find out.
> I was talking to Daniel Stone the other day (I've cc'd him on this
> email) and he made a comment that the drives on the fd.o server are
> really slow. I wonder if us creating a torrent of our content would help
> in reducing this hard drive speed issue? I'm not sure how much bandwidth
> our project uses, and is a good reason to start tracking stats (my task
> on the roadmap ;)
It's not a general problem right now; more that the entire machine
slows to a crunch whenever I do a large find(1).
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