[tor-relays] Making use of new bandwidth
conrad at rockenhaus.com
Mon Apr 8 03:00:28 UTC 2019
If Tor doesn't scale on multicore CPUs, setting NumCPUs to 2 and
running two threads has no effect at all on throughput?
On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 7:02 AM <lists at for-privacy.net> wrote:
> Am 06.04.2019 21:19, schrieb Logforme:
> > The reason I ask is that I wonder if I should run a second Tor
> > instance or if the current one will be able to make use a a reasonable
> > part of the 500Mps.
> I'm also testing it with one to three instances.
> My problem is, I only have 30TB traffic / month. Unfortunately, that
> does not make sense with multiple instances. :-(
> From https://www.torservers.net/wiki/setup/server:
> Currently, Tor does not scale on multicore CPUs. If the CPU supports
> AES-NI crypto extensions (most modern CPUs do),
> one Tor process is able to handle around 400 Mbps of throughput –
> without AES-NI, around 100 Mbps.
> Ciao Marco!
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