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Old 04-28-2005, 04:28 PM   #1
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amule slows-down the Internet a lot


Hi all

Please kindly help with another problem - active amule significantly slows down the Internet browsing. The effect is a lot harder then it is supposed to be -

amule takes only 10-15 kB/s of traffic out of the 96kB/s,

but it slows down the Internet at least in 3-4 times.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 04-28-2005, 06:04 PM   #2
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Are you certain amule is only using that much traffic? How have you checked this?
 
Old 04-28-2005, 06:13 PM   #3
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It is easy to see when downloading a big file.

Amule is working - download speed is 5-15kB/s (even when Amule is waiting, don't download anything).
Amule is closed - download speed is 91.5kB/s as it should be.

It affects web browsing as well.
 
Old 04-28-2005, 06:26 PM   #4
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Yes, but you stated "amule takes only 10-15 kB/s of traffic out of the 96kB/s," and I was asking how you came to that conclusion.

Apparently, it is taking quite a bit more than 10-15 kb/s.
 
Old 04-28-2005, 06:48 PM   #5
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First time Amule was working and I saw the total download 10-15 kBytes/s (on bottom line of the appliaction window)

Later I experienced the same effect when Amule did not download anything - all files were in "waiting status"
 
Old 04-28-2005, 06:55 PM   #6
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what's the upload speed like when it gets slow??
 
Old 04-28-2005, 07:05 PM   #7
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Upload speed is about 10 kB/s out of 16kB/s possible
(I have 750/128 download/upload connection)

Do you think the upload traffic may affect the download? Why...
 
Old 04-30-2005, 01:41 AM   #8
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From my experience at Windows high upload reduces the total network speed.

Reason: For each file/page/image you download from interent the program sends request - it is upload data. The amount is small but at every page there are lots of different banners, buttons images - everyone requires downloading - thus requires sending request.

From what I can see high upload can reduce internet browsing speed dramatically.

Any time I want to use internet I just throttle down eMule to 1/1 down/upload speed.
 
  


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