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Re: Want to share FC6 DVD iso using bittorrent



At 9:46 PM -0500 10/24/06, Jay Cliburn wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
>> At 9:03 PM -0500 10/24/06, Jay Cliburn wrote:
>>> I have an FC6 DVD iso that I downloaded from a mirror today.  I'd like
>>>to make
>>> it available to bittorrent, but I know almost nothing about, um,
>>>torrenting.
>>> I've installed bittorrent on my server and I've opened ports 6881-6999.  I
>>> went
>>> to bittorrent.com, but couldn't quickly find the instructions to do
>>>what I'm
>>> trying to do.  Can someone provide a quick howto?
>>
>> Not me, but the README file for bittorrent
>> (/usr/share/doc/bittorrent*/README.txt) says how to set up for serving.
>> However, I think you want to set up for peering with the regular torrent as
>> if you got the DVD via the torrent; that might be done by 1) starting to
>> fetch the torrent, 2) stopping, 3) replace the file in ZOD with your
>> complete file, and 4) restarting.  Umm, this is a guess.
>
>Yes, I want to be a peer.  Thanks for discerning that.
>
>What goes in the SHA1SUM file?  A single line containing the sha1sum of
>the iso file?

Sort of.  If you start and stop the torrent, I think the SHA1SUM file will
show up right away.  Umm, it did here, anyway.  You can probably also
download it from the mirror site you got the DVD iso from.
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