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Re: [vox-tech] bittorrent: tracker doesn't like me?
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Re: [vox-tech] bittorrent: tracker doesn't like me?



On Friday 24 September 2004 06:19 am, p-at-dirac.org (Peter Jay Salzman) 
|lugod| wrote:
> Imagine you see this:
>
>
>    status:   finishing in 199:29:45 (42.1%)
>    dl speed: 0.7 KB/s
>    ul speed: 3.6 KB/s
>    sharing:  3.688  (1243.2 MB up / 337.1 MB down)
>    seeds: 12 seen now, plus .999 distributed copies
>    peers:  4 seen now
>
>
> I mean, what's a guy to think?   If I didn't know better, I'd say that the
> tracker has a personal grudge against me.   :-/
>
> With 12 seeders, the dl speed should be going like gangbusters.  And it
> isn't a minor fluke, because look at the actual MB uploaded and downloaded.
> The thing I'm downloading is 800MB.  I've already uploaded it!  I'm working
> on uploading it twice!
>
> How does this happen with bittorrent?  I thought trackers were suppose to
> keep things fair.  Nobody can accuse me of shutting down a torrent before
> my sharing goes below a 1.0.

Are your bittorrent ports open to the internet? This can make a big diffrence 
in speed.

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