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Re: bittorrent troubles

On Saturday 15 January 2005 12:49 am, Sam Watkins wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 05:38:00PM -0500, jeff elkins wrote:
> > I'm running an iptables firewall but see very slow (7-10kbs) BT download
> > speeds. Could this be a firewall issue?
> If your firewall prevents people connecting to you, your bittorrent
> download might go slower, maybe.  You're supposed to open ports for it.
> Or maybe it is an issue with uploading interfering with downloading, you
> could try running wondershaper.  But I think bittorrent has its own way
> of coping with this.

Thanks. Per the FAQ I opened ports 6881-6889 and am seeing no improvement with 
torrents from legaltorrents.com. I'll continue to tinker with it...


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