Re: Debian ISOs available for very fast download
On Fri, 21 May 2010 10:33:32 +0300
Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu,20.May.10, 21:54:22, David Voisin wrote:
> > The platform is a mix between central server and pear to pear. There
> > are various machines on the web that we actually own (but this could
> > be extended to any computer willing to share on internet) that
> > contain the various ISO blocks, and a central server that knows
> > where every block is stored.
> > The difference with bittorrent is that you do not have the
> > communication between the seeds which consume your bandwith, you do
> > not share your blocks (no upload) and you do not depend on the seeds
> > disponibility.
> > The ISOs proposed are always available, and if we need new servers
> > it is easy to add new servers.
> Sounds like a distributed jigdo ;)
Normal jigdo is already distributed: some packages are read from one
mirror, some others from another mirror and some from your local