[bittorrent] questions on Maximum connections in BT

Justin Cormack justin at street-vision.com
Tue Jul 5 07:25:12 EDT 2005


On 5 Jul 2005, at 11:09, Anthony wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> You see users of BT can set the maximum number of connections allowed.
> I am wondering whether BT will always set up that many connections
> when downloading. I mean that is it possible that my computer is not
> willing to serve that many peers since it is busy with something else.
> So it just uploads to one or two peers even though it is far from the
> maximum connections allowed and some others at the same time are
> asking for service from it.
>

That seems unlikely, the number of connections that a computer can  
have is quite large.

Are you sure that your computer is accepting connections from  
outside? How many others are in the torrent?

Justin




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