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Re: BitTorrent issues with FC4 isos



On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 21:03 -0700, Jared Buck wrote:

>  > > 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
> 
> 10-15 is where it is right now in terms of download speed.  I'll let it 
> run overnight and see where it is then.
> 
> Jared
> 
> 

I too tried bittorrent but speeds were ridiculous. I just kicked of a
windows download manager - getright (http://www.getright.com/) - which
splits the file into several segments and downloads from different
sources. DVD version took about 2 hrs on my cable with speeds ~400KB/s 

Adil


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