[Freedombox-discuss] Tahoe-LAFS is like a Bittorrent with which you can upload as well as download
dr at jones.dk
Thu Jun 7 16:19:06 UTC 2012
On 12-06-07 at 05:52pm, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 08:29:02AM -0500, Nick Daly wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:07 AM, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:
> > > Still, it could be fun to try it. FreedomBox could possibly come
> > > with both styles -- some fraction of hard drive space could be
> > > allocated for the experimental global grid, plus a different slice
> > > of the hard drive could be configurable for the use of your
> > > specific friends.
> > What's Tahoe's required overhead? Is it static (5KB, regardless of
> > partition size), or does it grow with the reserved space (2% from 0
> > - 5 GB, 3% for > 5GB)? My biggest concern with this is space, as
> > the 2GB microSD card the DreamPlug comes with is tough to manage.
> > If we can use the SD card slot when it's available, this'll be less
> > of a problem, but I haven't really thought about that problem yet.
> By the time you ship the DreamPlug hardware will look ancient. There
> will be enough CPU, RAM and flash space for Tahoe LAFS.
Apply that attitude to all components (assuming we agree that FreedomBox
should contain more parts than Tahoe-LAFS), and the question becomes
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