[tor-relays] Consensus weight dropped
jowr.pi at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 04:10:46 UTC 2015
Holy crap, 40%? And that's been historically acceptable?
On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 5:54 PM, Sebastian Hahn <mail at sebastianhahn.net> wrote:
> On 20 Jan 2015, at 22:58, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
>> We've already known about this in the context of "the bandwidth
>> authority scripts are very poorly tuned for the changes that have
>> happened in the Tor network since the scripts were written, so they
>> vote wildly varying numbers for relays". But I don't think that
>> we'd realized the "some relays don't get three votes at all, so they
>> basically get zeroed out" issue. Hm.
> Yeah we knew about it actually, ot was discussed extensively but in
> a different context. We knew that each dirauth misses up to 40% of
> all relays in absolute amount, which means it misses an unknown
> amount of bandwidth. Grr.
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