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Comment 3 machines (Score 1) 236

1. A hosted server on OVH Kimsufi to run mldonkey (and a couple personal websites). and for link listings (mostly ed2k, the occasional torrent).

2. A home file server running some Linux (Arch at the moment). A dozen multi-TB drives as ext3/ext4 on an LSI PCIe card. Files downloaded direct through SSH to circumvent P2P throttling from ISP. Organized with a custom FUSE filesystem of symbolic links, which handle metadata and subtitles. Only metadata is backed up, files are retrieved (when disk fail) through stored ed2k hash. Appear as a single 31TB share on Samba.

3. A Windows desktop as client, running MPC-HC.

The files are also served from home as HTTP if I want to watch the occasional video remotely (MPC-HC handles that OK) or share some show to a friend.

Comment Please fix the title (Score 1) 618

There's not a single actual bit of information about how the cheat was implemented in the article. Can we stop the hype (at least on tech oriented websites) until someone with inside information can actually tell us more about the real details? Not that they matter, but the rest is totally uninteresting.

Comment Wrong by 5 orders of magnitude (Score 5, Informative) 90

Original article has two flaws with the number you quote. It's not 566TWh, it's 5.66TWh (that's the value advertised for yesterday as total energy), that's 2 orders of magnitude. And it's not "typically" since it's the accumulated value over the service lifetime. If you want to quote a typical value, you quote current power (in W, not Wh) and the website advertise it as 6.74 GWp (p for peak, the bullshit suffix used by the solar panel industry (should be 6.74 GWbs IMHO), so the actual value is even less), that's another 3 order of magnitude. I guess the actual numbers are less impressive...

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