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Re: Question regarding the torrent for FC6



On Wednesday 25 October 2006 20:17, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Oct 2006, tom wrote:
> > I've been wget/ftp/http'ing my cds of fedora in the past, so I thought
> > I'd try using bittorrent via a daughter's cable connection and mac. Going
> > for the Zod-binary-i386, at 49 MB into the download I'm seeing download
> > rates bouncing between 0.4K/s and perhaps 10k/s. Somehow those figures
> > don't seem right to me. The upload rate is running 7-9K/s, so it isn't
> > because I'm not sharing.
> >
> > Any clues as to what to check??
>
> The torrent has been generally slow - I've been averaging only somewhere
> around 40Kb/s (I'm about 2/3 through downloading the i386 DVD). The short
> answer is 'more people need to participate and share'.

In the past I've known times when it paid to stop the download altogether, 
then re-start.  I think you get a different source when you restart, and you 
may just have been unlucky and got a slow one this time.

Anne

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