Re: bittorrent troubles was: Re: Sharing dfsbuild experiences.
On Friday 14 January 2005 4:32 pm, Sam Watkins wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 09:31:14AM -0500, Juergen Fiedler wrote:
> > I noticed that btdownloadcurses (or headless, for that matter) gives
> > me an error after a little while:
> > > Problem connecting to tracker - HTTP Error -1:
> > That's all.
> > I have the tracker running:
> > > bttrack --port 6880 --dfile /service/bttrack/dstate
> > I created the torrent file:
> > > btmakemetafile /home/juergen/bittorrent/dfs.jf-12202004.iso \
> > > http://www.fiedlerfamily.net:6880/announce
> > I copied it to my web server and tried
> > >btdownloadcurses --url \
> > http://www.fiedlerfamily.net/juergen/files/dfs.jf-12202004.iso.torrent \
> > --saveas /home/juergen/bittorrent/dfs.jf-12202004.iso
> > It completes the 'download' and then gives me the aforementioned error
> > every few minutes. What am I doing wrong here? Any input *will* be
> > appeciated.
> Did you end up getting this to work? I just set up bittorrent this
> morning and didn't have this trouble.
> If you were running it from a home computer, did you remember to set up
> port forwarding to get past the gateway?
I'm running an iptables firewall but see very slow (7-10kbs) BT download
speeds. Could this be a firewall issue?