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Re: bittorrent slow

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 11:41 -0600, lostson wrote:
>  Hello 
>  I am terribly disappointed in the bittorrent, I had heard it would be faster 
> then getting them off the mirrors so i fired it up and it nicely told me 1 
> day and 22 hours to go. I thought well there wasn't too many people with the 
> torrent running yet so with time it would pick up. Well was I wrong I'm still 
> sitting here waiting and waiting. Normally I just go to a few mirrors I know 
> and I can get the a single iso file in about 20 - 30 minutes. I have my 
> bittorrent settings tweaked out as I do alot of torrent stuff so I know its 
> not that. I am really discouraged, I am gonna let it run though as alot of 
> people are pulling from me as well and I don't want to cut them off. Very 
> disappointing. Ok enough ranting, hopefully by the time I get home from work 
> tonight it will be done I can burn the ISO's and get FC5 installed. I can't 
> wait!!!

And you're complaining?!?!?!?!? I started last night, and still have 325
hours to go (6.3% finished)!!!!!!!! I have a 256K ADSL connection. And
on average, I'm getting 1.5 Kbps download and 2.5 to 3 upload... Cute,

Just ranting...

Mariano López Reta <mlreta alternativagratis com>
Tortuguitas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Registered Linux user #412032
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