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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.0.1 released!

  • To: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Anand <xen.mails@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 22:27:11 +0530
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On 2/1/06, Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Having the email form is just so we can stop our servers getting crushed
if we get slashdotted (we rate limit sending of the response emails).

We were figuring that most people would only want to download one of the
sets of packages, depending on what distro they used. If you're trying
to download all of them I can understand it must be slightly

Why not use bittorent? You don't need to fill in any forms, and it
doesn't cost us $$$ to serve you the bits.

Thanks for the quick reply Ian.

I can understand the bandwidth concern. How about putting it on sourceforge ? They have lots of bandwidth and several mirrors. So even if xensource is slashdotted, you don't have to worry about the download problem. Again this is my own suggestion.



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