May 14, 2012
Before I get very far, I need to make sure I'm not doing something stupid.
How do I make sure that BakaBT knows that this instance of uTorrent is me? In other words, how do I log in?
I thought that if the browser was logged in when I downloaded the torrent file and started it, that would do it. But I'm not sure that's right. Is there something I have to do in uTorrent itself in order to be logged in to BakaBT?
UPDATE: This changeover has turned out to be a lot less painful than I thought it was going to be. I figured it was going to take days to achieve what I've already done.
Merope is an amazing value for just $450.
UPDATE: OK, I have about two thirds of my previous torrents running, and I'm going to let the others go.
uTorrent 3.1.3 is acting the way the earlier version of uTorrent 3 did when I tried it before. It's doing something odd in how it decides when and to whom to do uploading. uTorrent 2.2.1 routinely saturated my uplink. I had an uplink cap of 200 KB/s and that's what it used.
But uTorrent 3.1.3 doesn't do that. It's also got a cap of 200 KB/s but it's been averaging less than half that, and I can't figure out why. I've tried messing with the various setup options but I can't find anything that makes any difference.
UPDATE: Maybe one of the things I did made a difference, because now it's saturating the uplink bandwidth.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at May 14, 2012 03:54 PM (PiXy!)
Confirmed. Some of the torrents I've restarted show as being refreshed by me recently on the BakaBT website.
A 43.5G torrent took half an hour to hash. Which I can live with. (Not having any choice.)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at May 14, 2012 04:27 PM (+rSRq)
It works this way for truly private trackers, BakaBT just uses it for is registered users. (Though you actually connect to a different part of the tracker. Non-registered torrents work off a set of sub-trackers that deactivate every month)
Posted by: sqa at May 14, 2012 06:05 PM (olIc+)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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