[SATLUG] router problem

Chris Krough chris at krough.org
Fri Jan 18 10:15:57 CST 2008

I don't have any personal experience with any routers that could solve the
problem for you, but you may want to ask your roommate to use a bittorrent
client that allows scheduling. You could ask him/her to schedule their
downloads for times when you are both offline.


On Jan 18, 2008 2:28 AM, Chris Lemire <good_bye300 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>              I'm sharing the internet with someone else through a router.
> Everything is fine except once in a while, I'd like to play games such as
> Quake 4 in Linux or Call of Duty 4. My ping is so horrible, it irritates me
> and others to play on servers. I have full access to the router, what I'd
> like to do is give gaming priority over all the torrent downloads going on
> by the other computer to cause lag and high ping with gaming servers. Is
> there any other solution besides unplugging his internet temporarily from
> the other computer? I've already tried that and usually get sleepy and
> forget to plug it back in. Thanks for your time.
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