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Re: Torrents killing my conection

2010/6/21 ABS Doug <absdoug@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 5:28 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
>> Lets not forget that my *wired* system crapped out at 86% while downloading
>> the torrent he supplied.  Bouncing my WRT56GL solved the problem.
>> However, two other torrents I've downloaded (both "legally" on torrent)
>> downloaded just fine.
>   I've had problems with torrents not finishing, but *never* knocking
> out my connection! Boy this is REALLY weird. Your wired connection on
> the same torrent... wow, I'm just totally confused. So what
> technically happening when a torrent takes down your wired
> connection??

Well, it knocks out your router by eating it's memory and cpu time too much.

This is typical problem on low end routers, buy better one..


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