[bittorrent] many seeds available, but connected to only 1

Alan alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 20:19:10 EDT 2011


There is no guarantee that the tracker is reporting accurate statistics. If
you're only connected to one seed then there is nothing you can do except
increase the maximum number of active connections per torrent and hope that
there is actually more seeds and also they have free slots for you.

If there are few seeds then having a direct connection to one probably won't
help download speed anyway. The entire point of bittorrent is to spread data
around so very few people need to get data directly from a seed.

Alan.

On 2 Jul 2011 00:35, "JD" <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
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