Transmission 1.06 is out (it was released last month) and judging from the web
page, it fixes "Verify local data" functionality which right now leads to a data
loss after a crash/restart/manual invocation (well, data loss sounds dramatic -
it requires re-downloading a part of a torrent).
I'd like to have Transmission upgraded to this new version in F8 and Rawhide. Is
transmission-1.06-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
transmission-1.06-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update transmission'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-2710
transmission-1.33-1.fc8 has been pushed to Fedora 8 updates.