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Re: [nslu2-general] PogoPlug Pro as Seedbox

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  • Anthony Takata
    Yeah! NTFS on Linux is generally stable, but it seems you have made a use case that shows it s not necessarily the best bet. ... [Non-text portions of this
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 26, 2012
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      Yeah! NTFS on Linux is generally stable, but it seems you have made a use
      case that shows it's not necessarily the best bet.
      On Nov 26, 2012 1:03 AM, "John Hauser" <jhauser@...> wrote:

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      > i've used a pogoplug with optware running rtorrent to seed over 8,000 khan
      > academy videos (psp version and desktop mp4 versions); about 90GB of files.
      > in september and october of 2012, the pogoplug provided over 2TB of network
      > traffic (on a 45mbps connection with torrent traffic rate limited to about
      > 13mbps) to bittorent users around the world.
      >
      > i've had a problem with the NTFS file system on the external drive that the
      > torrents are on getting corrupted. the NTFS drive then needs to be detached
      > from the pogoplug and connected to a windows machine to run chkdsk on the
      > drive. (yes, i know the pogo includes usr/local/cloudengines/bin/chkntfs,
      > but have you ever run it on a 500GB drive NTFS that's mostly full?)
      >
      > i'm in the middle of copying the files off to an ext3 filesystem to see if
      > that will reduce the filesystem corruption issues.
      >
      > if you plan to be setup your seedbox someplace that's easily accesible,
      > then the occasional need to umnount a drive and chkdsk it may not be an
      > issue for you. mine is in a network closet that's 12 miles away and is hard
      > to get permission to get to.
      >
      > On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Anthony Takata <htwiz2002@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > To seed torrents? Sure. It won't be very effective or fast, but it is
      > > certainly possible.
      > > On Nov 22, 2012 12:33 PM, "tb_crgslst" <tb_crgslst@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
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      > > > I'm totally new to linux and thought my pogoplug pro might be a good
      > test
      > > > for me. I was thinking of using it as a seedbox. If I hack it, will it
      > > > handle that duty?
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