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Re: BitTorrent issues with FC4 isos



On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Jared Buck wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Am trying to download FC4 via BitTorrent but I continue to experience the same problems I've had with every torrent
> download I've tried - the speed is around 6 kb/s for every torrent I've ever downloaded.  I've enabled UpnP, asked my
> router to port forward port 6881 (or whatever port I happen to be using), and told my software firewall to allow
> Azerus to run as both a server and a client.  After trying all of these, my BT downloads continue to poke along at 6
> kb/s or so, - when I download files over HTTP or FTP, I get around 200kb/s.  I had BT before and once it DID download
> at around 100kb/s, but I don't remember what settings I enabled to get that speed.
> 
> I'vve tried everything I can think of, and right now, BT in my opinion is just not very efficient at downloading
> ANYTHING. At my current speed it will take 8 DAYS to finish downloading the FC4 isos, and that isn't acceptable to
> me.  These slow speeds are the only reason I currently have a very big dislike of BT.

How long are you letting it run? It sometimes takes several hours for the
dload speed to come up. Mine was running 10-15kb/s for approx the first 4
hours, it is now up to 150kb/s. For my dsl circuit that is about all I can
expect.

Regards.


Tom Diehl		tdiehl rogueind com		Spamtrap address mtd123 rogueind com
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