Description of problem:
transmission-daemon sometimes ignores bandwidth limits.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not certain - it seems to happen often, but not on every torrent. There may be something specific to certain .torrent files that causes the problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Confirm a bandwidth limit is enabled via transmission-remote -si:
Peer limit: 240
Default seed ratio limit: Unlimited
Upload speed limit: 30.00 KiB/s (Enabled limit: 30.00 KiB/s; Enabled turtle limit: 30.00 KiB/s)
Download speed limit: 300.00 KiB/s (Enabled limit: 300.00 KiB/s; Enabled turtle limit: 300.00 KiB/s)
Turtle schedule: 11:00 - 04:00 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
2. Add a torrent (I'm adding them via a watch-dir, not sure whether that applies to the problem)
3. Observe that torrents are exceeding this bandwidth limitation, but claim to be honoring session limits (transmission-remote -l and transmission-remote -i):
50 93% 180.8 MiB 34sec 0.0 397.0 0.00 Downloading Aquaria111.2008.12.12.exe
54 59% 173.1 MiB 4 min 0.0 438.0 0.00 Downloading penumbra_overture_1.1.exe
LIMITS & BANDWIDTH
Download Limit: Unlimited
Upload Limit: Unlimited
Honors Session Limits: Yes
Peer limit: 60
Bandwidth Priority: Normal
Torrents are allowed to exceed, both individually and in total, the bandwidth limits specified in the configuration file.
The total downstream bandwidth used by all torrents shouldn't exceed the global download rate.
To assuage any concerns anyone may have that software piracy is occurring in the above output, I would like to mention that the torrents in question are from the Humble Indie Bundle offers (see http://www.humblebundle.com/)
After more testing, this *only* seems to happen on Humble Indie Bundle torrents. Fedora (and other Linux distro) torrents obey the limits.
So, it seems there is something that can be present in a torrent that breaks the download limit.
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