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From: Martin Eisenhardt <martin.eisenhardt@...>
Subject: Re: Gentoo Linux 2007.0 and BitTorrent
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 08:58:05 +0200
Hello Robin,
hello list,

On Friday 04 May 2007 03:44:06 Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> BitTorrent-only:
> 3.7G  livedvd-amd64-installer-2007.0/
> 3.8G  livedvd-i686-installer-2007.0/
>
> If you're interested in direct BitTorrent seeding (esp. for the above
> two, even if you aren't seeding anything else), please give me a shout
> so that I can arrange to get them to you.

Shout. :-D

I am interested in seeding the new DVD images, although not at the 50 Mbps you 
mentioned  in your posting. But a few Mbps might help as well, I guess ...

> For part two of the HTTP-seeding (eg making the BT clients actually use
> the mirrors), I'd like to know which of the experimental mirrors are
> interested in being used for HTTP seeding.
>
> Your webservers will need to support HTTP Range requests for this to
> work. The BitTorrent clients will send range requests for 32K..256K
> blocks (powers of two only).

Assuming that a vanilla Apache 2.0 supports range requests (which it does, 
AFAIK), I would like to volunteer for that as well.

Just contact me with the details about how to get the files and what 
information you need.

Kind regards
Martin Eisenhardt
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