[PLUG] Torrent question

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Nov 18 09:40:09 PST 2009


On 11/18/2009 11:11 PM, Mayuresh wrote:
> Just started donwloading Fedora 12 torrent.
> 
> Always wonder when I download a new distro why the peers list that the torrent 
> client shows so few peers from India. (I use ktorrent which shows the country 
> of a connected peer. May be other clients too show this.)
> 
> US tops the list of peers' countires followed by China, Russia when I observed 
> just now.
> 
> Is it that, not too many in India download or it has anything to do with the 
> bandwidths in India i.e. the torrent clients might be choosing peers with 
> better speeds etc.

Not many broadband users with unlimited bandwidth in India and speeds in
peers in US and Europe are much better.  Just as a curiosity, what ISO
image are you downloading?  Live CD or regular DVD?  What speed are you
getting?

Rahul



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