On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 11:13:35AM +1100, Geoff Crompton wrote: > When you say "The server runs a tracker", are you explaining bittorrent, > or do the security.debian.org servers actually run a tracker at the moment? I was just explaining bittorrent. Sorry for the confusion. > How well does bittorrent work for smaller files? I was always under the > (possibly mistaken) impression that it worked really well for iso sized > images (and larger) because the size allowed plenty of time for the > chunks to get distributed well through out the network. You're probably right. If the files are too small, the overhead dominates.
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