F7 Mirrors Open?

Tony Nelson tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Fri Jun 1 00:19:56 UTC 2007

At 5:10 PM -0400 5/31/07, Gene Heskett wrote:
>On Thursday 31 May 2007, Tony Nelson wrote:
>>At 3:38 PM -0400 5/31/07, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>On Thursday 31 May 2007, David Timms wrote:
>>>>Thom Paine wrote:
>>>>> Any mirrors hosting F7 open yet? Does anyone know if they will open at
>>>>> midnight tonight?
>>>>And so, the torrent for F7 is now visible.
>>>Unforch Dave, it appears that vz has found the azureas ports and blocked
>>> them as it all came to a screeching halt about half an hour ago, after
>>> about 900 megs was onsite.  What ports can we shuffle this to, or do we
>>> sue the bastards?
>>>I setup some more port forwards in dd-wrt, and told azureas about them, and
>>>there is now a small amount of data getting through.  I repeat, bastards,
>>> and if you call and yell at them, they will of course deny it because the
>>> minute they admit it they no longer enjoy that Common Carrier status with
>>> the FCC.
>>I use Verizon DSL.  I use the standard BitTorrent ports and have them open
>>in my firewall.  I got a full-speed download, after restarting it once -- I
>>had a partial RC2 download that I repurposed, which may have led me to get
>>less than useful peers the first time.  It's currently sharing at the
>>max_upload_rate I set.
>On what ports Tony?

Ports 6881-6999, which are the default ports that bittorrent-curses (and
BitTorrent in general) listens on.

>Here I have 6969 which AIUI is the tracker port,

Are you running a tracker?  I'm not.  I'm just a User, not a Publisher.

>forwarded & cleared all the way through, with 7000 and 36000 to 37000 for use
>as data, all setup and port forwarded to this box from dd-wrt.  Currently
>making about 80kB on a 1.5mb link, seems to have leveled off at that average,
>with about 37 to 40kB up.  Half the normal dl speed in other words.

Once you have the proper ports opened up, you should stop and restart the
BitTorrent client.
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