problems trying to run OR...

Matej Pfajfar badbytes at
Fri Aug 23 10:25:30 UTC 2002

Yes I thought that might be to easy :-).

OK could you run with -l debug and send me the full output of all the 


On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Bruce Montrose wrote:

> LOL. While I was reading your reply I was thinking to myself, "I remember 
> making that change to my routers file already."
> Well, I had made the change to my routers file on each of the router 
> machines. I just forgot to update my local copy (the copy i sent you).
> I ran checksums on all the files in the ortest directory of each of my 
> onion router machines to verify that all my onion router machines are using 
> the same files, and then updated my local machine with this ortest 
> directory. I then created a tar-ball of it and attached it to this email. 
> So, I can say for certain that this is the ortest directory which was used 
> on all my onion router machines at the time of my testing. My apologies for 
> sending the wrong file before.
> So to answer your question; Yes, I am using the same orrc file on all my 
> onion routers. All three onion routers started up on port 9001 as specified 
> in the routers file when I ran my test.
> Here is the procedure that I followed:
> I first ran the command: "./or -f orrc&" from within the "ortest" directory 
> of each of my onion router machines.
> After all the onion routers were up, I then did: "./httpap -f httpaprc -p 
> 8080&" from my first onion router machine.
> Then I brought up my Internet Explorer which I previously setup to use 
> httpaprc as a proxy.
> It was at this point that my first onion router entered into that 
> new_route() infinite loop I mentioned previously.
> At 03:20 AM 8/22/2002 -0400, you wrote:
> >Hi Bruce,
> >
> >Having looked at your ortest
> >directory, there is only one orrc there. Are you using this file for all
> >three routers?
> >If so, you need to make sure the routers and orrc files contain the same
> >port numbers. At the moment, all routers would start up on port 9001
> >AFAICT. I suggest you change all entries in the routers file to have port
> >9001 (since they are running on different machines).
> >
> >If this isn't the problem then please let me know and I'll dig further.
> >
> >Mat
> >
> >--
> >Matej Pfajfar
> >
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