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Re: bittorrent: 'connecting to peers'



On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 21:29, Tom 'Needs A Hat' Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 02:09:23PM -0400, Will Backman wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 14:04, Mikha ben Avraham wrote:
> > > I'm eager to know as well.
> > > 
> > > Mikha
> > > 
> > The tracker may be a little overloaded.  I use the curses bittorrent
> > client on Linux, and it gave me a "tracker timeout error", but I tried
> > again, and it worked.
> 
> By next release it would be nice if continental (geographic) torrents
> were setup -- Europe, Asia, EasternUS, WesternUS....  Torrents work
> quite well but trans-oceanic connections are not desirable.  
> 
> The number of connections via duke.edu must be astounding.

There is the official one in Europe as well, it does not seem overloaded
and I'm getting better speed from it as well (x86_64.DVD)
I'm currently physically in the Philippines.

-- 
Chris Kloiber




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