Drealm Posted July 6, 2009 Report Share Posted July 6, 2009 Hi. It's my first post, so I'll try to be clear.First, I want to know if it's normal that my uploading is slower than my downloading. Both are always set "unlimited"; my download sometimes reach 500 kb/s, but my upload never go beyond 110 kb/s. So my total share ratio never reach 1.0, it's always around 0.4 or 0.5 . So I want to know if it's normal to let utorrent seed without downloading (to reach 1.0) or if it's my connection or ISP that cause my upload to be slower.Secondly, if nobody can know our total ratio, what can motivate a leecher to stop being a leecher? I know that some private tracker monitor our upload/download. But as far as I know, public trackers can't monitor you so you can leech all you want without anybody knowing it. So is it simply the good will of us p2p users to seed properly? IF NOT, please someone professionally explain once and for all how exactly having 1.0 total ratio really change something (aside from private trackers or feel guilty). If possible, clear and complete explanations would be very appreciated.Thirdly, I read somewhere on internet that trackers (public or private, no importance) know the share ratio of each files we have (but don't know our total ratio). And based on that, they mathematically decide our priority and the speed of our downloads. Once again, that's not very clear. For example, the way I manage my torrents is that I only keep for seeding those that are under 10 seeds to help maintain them alive and help others get the file faster. After a while, many of them never reached 10 seeders so I have them from the beginning of my p2p life. Some of them are now at a 3.0 ratio and more. SO, are these 3.0+ ratio files helping in any way in the mathematical calculation of my priority/speed? Or is it only the files I'm currently downloading (and seeding) that are used in the calculation? Or both? Or maybe that mathematical calculation pattern is not even true?So, I really hope that I can get good answers about all that because i'm tired of searching internet and never really get answers.Thanks in advance for the ones who will take the time to answer.Drealm. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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