[bittorrent] questions on Maximum connections in BT

Justin Cormack justin at street-vision.com
Tue Jul 5 08:10:32 EDT 2005

On 5 Jul 2005, at 12:56, Anthony wrote:

> I think I have not expressed myself clearly. My question is whether BT
> will always admits new requests as long as the max number of "upload"
> connections set by users has not been reached. For example, maybe I
> set the number of maximum upload connections allow is 4,as default,
> but BT only uploads to 2 peers, then stops and refuses to upload to
> others even though it is admitted to upload to 2 more peers. Is it
> possible?

Ah I see. No for upload this wont be the case, as the tit-for-tat  
algorithm may say dont send these peers anything else until they send  
us more. This should sort itself out eventually though.


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