BitTorrent issues with FC4 isos
sc0ri0n at comcast.net
Tue Jun 14 04:26:27 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 21:03 -0700, Jared Buck wrote:
> > > ANYTHING. At my current speed it will take 8 DAYS to finish
> > downloading the FC4 isos, and that isn't acceptable to
> > > me. These slow speeds are the only reason I currently have a very
> > big dislike of BT.
> > How long are you letting it run? It sometimes takes several hours for the
> > dload speed to come up. Mine was running 10-15kb/s for approx the first 4
> > hours, it is now up to 150kb/s. For my dsl circuit that is about all I
> > can
> > expect.
> > Regards.
> > Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com Spamtrap address
> 10-15 is where it is right now in terms of download speed. I'll let it
> run overnight and see where it is then.
I too tried bittorrent but speeds were ridiculous. I just kicked of a
windows download manager - getright (http://www.getright.com/) - which
splits the file into several segments and downloads from different
sources. DVD version took about 2 hrs on my cable with speeds ~400KB/s
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