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 From:  "Richard Davis" <richard at bizsyscon dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Monowall in the News.
 Date:  Tue, 2 Aug 2005 15:43:19 -0500
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-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Warren [mailto:MailList at devilsplayground dot net] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 11:58 AM
To: A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk; Chris Buechler; ManuelKasper;
m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Monowall in the News.

> the multicast server would continually send out the image, forever
> looping
> and , at the beginning it sends out a 'start of image' message. the
> multicast
> client would simply be told which image to listen for (from that IP,
> via SAP)
> and , once it received the 'start of image' message, would save the
> incoming 
> image to file.  This way 50000 folk could download the 600mb file at
> the
> same time and the server would only ever see.... lets say 1Mb or 2Mb
> traffic
> on its uplink. 

This is frequently done when ghosting a ton of computers over a LAN. 
Unfortunately it's not practical on the internet.

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