(FWD) Results of stress testing the current version of the Onion Router
arma at mit.edu
Thu Aug 29 05:12:29 UTC 2002
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----- Forwarded message from Bruce Montrose <montrose at itd.nrl.navy.mil> -----
From: Bruce Montrose <montrose at itd.nrl.navy.mil>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 14:28:51 -0400
To: or-dev at freehaven.net
Subject: Results of stress testing the current version of the Onion Router
The attached pdf files are reports that were generated by the WebLoad
software for the test that I performed.
The reports that begin with pvm_fix_or were for the test being run through
the onion routers. The reports with
pvm_fix (without the _or) were for the test being run directly to the
servers without going through the onion routers.
When the test began data seemed to be flowing well through the onion
routers, but as the load increased things deteriorated quickly. After the
test completed, I attempted to bring up my browser which I setup to proxy
through the onion router and it failed. The onion_routers are still
running, but they appear to be hung.
I will attempt to duplicate this problem with LogLevel = debug to see if I
can get any clues as to why the onion routers are hanging. FYI, I ran this
test with LogLevel = err and I saw no output in the log files for the onion
routers. I don't know if this is because there were no errors detected by
the onion routers or if the output buffers were never flushed to the log files.
Any suggestions are welcome.
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