[arch-dev-public] 0.8 torrents

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 11:20:56 EDT 2007

On 3/30/07, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > I'm currently seeding all 6, though quite poorly - I need to open some
> > more ports but my silly router doesn't accept ranges (one at a time is
> > nasty).
> Most torrent clients only need one port for all torrents (I think they
> use both udp and tcp). If you need one port for each, you should use
> another one.

I recall reading somewhere that bittorrent only uses tcp.  I was also
under the impression that using multiple ports within the bt range
created faster uploads, but I may be wrong - I download these things,
not upload, heh.  This was actually the first time I ever used

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