Mine fluctuates between 100 and 200 active connections with 800 known nodes. I have seen people bragging about having several hundred active connections and thousands of known nodes.
On Wednesday 23 August 2006 11:19, urza9814 at gmail.com wrote: > My bad. 400 known nodes. Though...I have 50 connections right now and > I'm not doing anything. Not running frost, not surving any sites...all > inbound I guess. > > On 8/23/06, Matthew Toseland <toad at amphibian.dyndns.org> wrote: > > 400 connections? I hardly ever saw more than 100. > > > > On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 09:09:59AM -0400, urza9814 at gmail.com wrote: > > > With 0.5's opennet you don't have to exchange node references. At all. > > > Your node does it for you. And you'll usually have around 400 > > > connections with the default settings. And 0.5 has more content and > > > probably more users, though I'm not sure on that one. > > > > > > On 8/23/06, diddler4u at hotmail.com <diddler4u at hotmail.com> wrote: > > > >I'm new to Freenet and have been watching the discussion about version > > > > 0.5 vs 0.7. I'm not sure what is meant when the 0.5 advocates talk > > > > about OpenNet, so could someone enlighten me? I went to the Freenet > > > > site hoping to > > > >find information related to 0.5, even in the WIKI, but it now only > > > > contains information about 0.7. > > > > > > > >I have dedicate an unmonitored Windows XP Pro machine and 1/3 of my > > > >bandwidth to Freenet. I downloaded and installed 0.7, a no brainer, > > > > and got it running, but had no nodes to connect to. I had to know > > > > another Freenet user, preferably someone I knew and trusted, and > > > > manually establish a connection to them, and they in turn had to have > > > > established a connection to > > > >someone else. Since I know absolutely no other person who is running > > > >Freenet > > > >I had to learn how to use IRC Chat so I could ask someone if I could > > > >connect > > > >to them. These connections are my sole points of contact to Freenet. I > > > > have no idea how 0.5 handles finding nodes. I don't know who these > > > > people are. For all I know they could be individuals living on the > > > > other side of town, the country, or the world and they could just as > > > > easily be members of MI5, FBI, CIA, or any number of other > > > > organizations who monitor and track messages on the internet. I do > > > > know their IP address, and they know mine. I tried to find some > > > > people who run 24/7 since having a PC dedicated to Freent > > > >fulltime, without having someone who is also on 24/7 is not worth > > > > much. > > > > > > > >I have 7 people who have exchanged node information with me. Of the 7 > > > >nodes, > > > >none are currently connected to me, and if I understand the > > > > information, the > > > >last to go offline did so more than 14 hours ago. I can wait to see if > > > > they come back online, or I can go back into the IRC chat and try to > > > > find new nodes. I absolutely hate having to spend time in IRC chat > > > > trying to get people to exchange connection information with me. I > > > > have better things to spend my time on, and if Freenet wants my > > > > machine and bandwidth it's going to have to make sure it stays > > > > connected. > > > > > > > >Freenet should have me put in a single node, any node, even one found > > > > on IRC > > > >chat, and spider the rest of Freenet establishing and making new > > > > connection to ensure it stays connected, or it should do something > > > > else to automatically establish connections. At any rate, once that > > > > connection is made, Freenet should randomly move my connections > > > > throughout the Freenet. I should never have hard and firm > > > > connections. By 'floating' my connections throughout Freenet it can > > > > honestly be said I don't know who I'm connected to > > > >and am simply a node in a collective whole. > > > > > > > >I'm going to continue to watch the forum and see how things progress. > > > > I'll leave my current 0.7 Freenet installed and over the coming weeks > > > > decide whether to continue, remove and install 0.5, or just shut down > > > > completely. > > > > > > > >_________________________________________________________________ > > > >FREE pop-up blocking with the new MSN Toolbar - get it now! > > > >http://toolbar.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200415ave/direct/01/ > > > > > > > >_______________________________________________ > > > >Support mailing list > > > >Support at freenetproject.org > > > >http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support > > > >Unsubscribe at > > > >http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support > > > >Or mailto:support-request at freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe > > > > > > -- > > > <HTML> > > > <a > > > href="http://www.spreadfirefox.com/?q=affiliates&id=0&t=57"><im > > >g border="0" alt="Get Firefox!" title="Get Firefox!" > > > src="http://sfx-images.mozilla.org/affiliates/Buttons/180x60/blank.gif" > > >/></a> _______________________________________________ > > > Support mailing list > > > Support at freenetproject.org > > > http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support > > > Unsubscribe at > > > http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support > > > Or mailto:support-request at freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe > > > > -- > > Matthew J Toseland - toad at amphibian.dyndns.org > > Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/ > > ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. 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