At 12:10 9/24/2005, Jeremy C. Reed, wrote:
>On Sat, 24 Sep 2005, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>> Are there any active torrents for FreeBSD ISOs?
>>> I used torrent file as found via FreeBSD 5.4 announcement. But for
>>> over 30 minutes ctorrent timed out attempting to retrieve it.
>>> I had used it with great success and speed in May.

>> Torrents are really only useful for files that a lot of people want to
>> download at the same time. There's just no reason to keep it going now.
>> [Not that I have any specific knowledge about whether the seeder is
>> still running.]

>Thanks for the response. That is what I was thinking.
>I am teaching a class and hoped to cover version 6.0 but when=20
>6.0-BETA4-i386-bootonly.iso failed on my laptop due to some vr0 LOR error=

>(I found was already known[1] but not in a PR and I don't know if it is=20
>fixed), I realized that I shouldn't use it since I can't test the hardware=

>in my classroom ahead of time.
>And I read that 5.5 was to be released in September but no other news. So=

>decided to download 5.4 release again. Anyways, I got the ISO after an=20
>hour or so.
>Maybe FreeBSD could provide torrent "servers" that are always running just=

>in case that someone attempts it? (I don't know a lot about torrent=20
>though, but I assume that that is doable.)

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