gk5969 Posted February 24, 2013 Report Share Posted February 24, 2013 V 7.8 incorporates an algortihm designed to minimize disk accesses.If you watch the "pieces" display you often see fully downloaded parcelswhich have not been flushed to the disk for quite some time.If one uses the "order by file order" priority option this can lead to asituation where one or more pieces of a completed file within a group of filesis complete, but not flushed to disk. (and you have a given file of a group waiting onone single piece...in my case the 1st file!)Attempting to access this file (my attempt to get it to manually force the write todisk) via either the direct Bittorrent "files" menu or going to the directory and launchingthe file crashes Windows 7 (all updates on my system are current) quite reliably.Waiting for the program to write a completed file is pretty annoying. So far my only workaroundis to reboot the system. That causes the piece in which has not been written to bere-requested, but it is better than waiting >30 minutes or so before it gets written. (okay, it seemslike it >30 minutes- I'm not very patient....) It is also annoying that the Bitorrent "files" command allowsone to try to access the file when the write is not complete. (all blocks of the last piece are showingas complete - e.g 256 out of 256 blocks, but the "pieces menu still shows it as not written to disk)Is it possible to set a parameter for max wait time before a fully completed piece getswritten to disk? (otherwise this is indeed going to be an annoying "feature" introduced in V7.8) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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