[OSM-dev] More and Closer Planet Mirrors?

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Sat Apr 4 19:39:32 BST 2009


Robert Joop wrote:
> On 09-04-04 18:57:02 CEST, Ian Dees wrote:
>> Is there an rsync or similar mirroring system set up for distributing the
>> planet files? I'd love to host them (and might be able to convince Amazon or
>> Google to help with the bandwidth and drive space), but transferring them at
>> 150K/sec is pretty darn slow.
> 
> how about making the planet dumps available via bittorrent?
> that's e.g. the way to download knoppix DVDs (a linux distribution).
> from the openstreetmap FAQ i gather that the idea has come up before,
> and it "just" needs someone to implement it?

Just starting a tracker I guess?


Stefan




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