sireddie wrote:I'm not sure if this is a known issue, but lately I've been experiencing what seems to be torrent shaping.
During on-peak (a few minutes ago), when starting downloading content via the torrent protocol, the speed would slowly increase until it would max out my line speed, and then all of a sudden it would start slowing down until comming to a full stop.
5 sec interval:
30 sec interval:
After restarting uTorrent, 5 sec interval:
Letting it run for about 30 min and it stabilizes at about 1/4 of my line speed, 30 sec intercal:
I wouldn't care much during off-peak, but during peak when I need the download ASAP, this is quite anoying.
Could this be an issue with my torrent client (uTorrent) or would this indicate torrent traffic being shaped?
sireddie wrote:I don't think that the router (Netgear WNDR3700) is the issue as it is about one year old.
sireddie wrote:Also uTorrent is set for max 200 global connections and 50 peers per torrent. I was only downloading one torrent at the time.
Dazzled wrote:Peteru, I wasted some time checking out yoshac's code at http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/netgear/telnet.console just to get into the Busybox shell to do a spot of monitoring. Now I know why I won't be buying one of these. Thanks for your info.
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