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Re: Ktorrent is eating all my cpu



On Sun, 2008-10-12 at 18:02 +0000, g wrote:
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> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
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> > Frankly, that's not a convincing explanation. Torrents are almost
> > entirely I/O bound, and this is a DSL connection rated at 2Mbps which in
> > fact is less than that in practice. No way could a torrent client be
> > eating 80% of a 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo with 2GB of RAM. It's just not
> > reasonable.
> 
> i have dsl lite i=765kbps / o=133kbps. in having used both ktorrent in f8 and
> ctorrent in sl5.2, both used up to 85% cpu.

Looks like you have the same problem as me. Once again: these numbers
make no sense.

> after watching graph in ktorrent, i disabled several sites that where being
> checked but showed little to no action and disabled file access in, which
> increased thru put from active sites. do not recall exact cpu change, but it
> was worth it.
> 
> with ctorrent, i again disabled file access which dropped cpu usage to below
> 70%.

70% is still way too high.

> have you tried setting nice?

What for? Agreed it could lower priority for Ktorrent, but it doesn't solve the underlying problem.

poc


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