F7 torrent advice please

Mark Haney mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Fri Jun 1 14:22:05 UTC 2007

Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> When I awoke this morning I expected to see FG7 ready to burn, but whatever 
> filtering vz is doing was quite successfull and had managed to stop azureas 
> in its tracks with about half a gig to go.
> So I shut it down and loaded up ktorrent.  I set it up with the same 2 files 
> as I am also sharing the kubuntu-6.06-x86-dvd.iso because its used as the 
> basis for emc2, the cnc machine control program.
> ktorrent has managed to get things going again, but when I added the Kubuntu 
> iso for upload, it appears to be hogging the upload bandwidth, which in turn 
> has slowed the download average to about 60kbyte a second.
> So, in Ktorrent, can the upload bandwidth be throttled on the individual file 
> somehow, so that there is enough bandwidth to properly handle the downloading 
> of the other file, or do I have to disable that share until the other is 
> finished?
> I've not succeeded in finding such an option in its menus as yet.

Is ktorrent a must?  I've always found it to be not as useful as the CLI 
version of bittorrent.  That way I can just add --max_upload_rate  to 
the torrent I'm downloading or seeding and be happy.

Da mihi sis bubulae frustrum assae, solana tuberosa in modo gallico 
fricta, ac quassum lactatum coagulatum crassum

Mark Haney
Sr. Systems Administrator
ERC Broadband
(828) 350-2415

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