[Libtorrent-devel] Limiting Download Rate

Ethan Romander eromander at prodigy.net
Thu Dec 14 23:49:04 UTC 2006

This is just a guess, but perhaps you could schedule a stop_on_ratio=0
to stop the torrents in the morning and then schedule a start_tied= in
the evening to restart the torrents.

I have not tried this and I have no idea if it will work.  I think your
idea is very interesting, though.


On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 00:49 -0600, Farhan Ahmad wrote:
> Hi,
>     I am working on configuring my .rtorrentrc so rtorrent only runs at 
> night.  Here how I was planning on setting the options.
> schedule=dthrottle_1,02:00:00,24:00:00,download_rate=100
> schedule=dthrottle_2,08:00:00,24:00:00,download_rate=1
> schedule=uthrottle_2,02:00:00,24:00:00,upload_rate=60
> schedule=uthrottle_2,08:00:00,24:00:00,upload_rate=1
>     I was planning on setting the value to 0 to turn off, but as I 
> understand download_rate=0 is actually setting it to infinite amount.  
> How can I set the options to off instead of a really small value?
> Thanks, and great job on coding the library and an excellent client!
> F.
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