Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of MovedToGitHub/SlowSpeeds


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Feb 18, 2009, 3:32:12 PM (13 years ago)
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charles
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    2424 or was there an error message?
    2525
    26 '''3. Is the seeder-to-downloader ratio either very high or low?'''
     26'''3. Are there too many (or not enough) seeders?'''
    2727
    2828 At the bottom of the torrent dialog's Peers tab, you'll see
     
    3333 for the downloaders' limited bandwidth.
    3434
    35  Things are a little better if you're a downloader -- you can
    36  download from everyone, not just seeds -- but problems still occur.
    37  If the seed-to-downloader ratio is small enough, then the seeds
    38  will bottleneck the entire swarm, and downloaders will all get
    39  stuck at the same completeness percentage while they wait for
    40  more pieces to trickle down from the seeds.
     35 If you're downloading, things are a little better because you can download
     36 from everyone else, not just seeds.  But if there aren't enough seeds,
     37 the swarm will still be congested, and downloaders will all get
     38 stuck at the same completeness percentage as they wait for
     39 more data to trickle down from the seeds.
    4140
    4241'''4. Is it your speed limits?'''