[tor-dev] High load even with

Lunar lunar at torproject.org
Fri Sep 6 20:28:58 UTC 2013

(This would have probably been better asked on tor-relays at .)

Leo Unglaub:
> to fix the load issues on my 5 relays i tryed the suggested development
> version of tor. But there is not difference at all on the exit relays.
> They all burn on 99% CPU usage at 23 MB/s bandwidth.
> Is there something special i have to do in the config to benefit from
> the new changes mad to quicker peerform the handshakes between the circuits?

Tor will prioritize ntor handshakes over TAP handshakes. But
TAP handshakes are still processed, and they are not scarce at the

Lunar                                             <lunar at torproject.org>
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