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Re: capping the apt-getting of packages from ftp.xy.debian.org to < 50KBps?

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 11:51:16PM +0100, Frank Wilson wrote:
> > I gather that you've tried several different mirrors, right? What kind
> > of d/l speed do you get using any of the free bandwidth testers?
> >
> Well I went to speedtest.net (I don't know if that's a good one or
> not!). They gave me 275Kbps down and 354Kbps up (that's bits this
> time!). Those figures look the wrong way around but it seems i have
> more upstream than downstream (i tested it twice).

interesting. sounds like, if there is lots to p2p going an as you
mention below, that they're mostly leeching. 

> The thing is when I use a download accelerator (parallel downloads) to
> download say eclipse ornetbeans. My download speed is more or less
> alright(100-150KBytes/sec). So I guess maybe I'm just fighting it out
> with with people doing lots of p2p.

sounds like you're having some serious QoS issues there. What kind of
connection? what are the expected speed? 


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