[tor-relays] Making use of new bandwidth

Roman Mamedov rm at romanrm.net
Thu Apr 11 05:00:12 UTC 2019

On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:14:43 +0200
lists at for-privacy.net wrote:

> Yeah, I tested it once. (Intel XEON E3-1270 v2 + 32GB RAM)
> NumCPUs not set: tor runs with 8 threads. With NumCPUs=2: only with 2 
> threads.

It does, but it still isn't able to split the load into 8 threads evenly at
the moment. In my experience one Tor process will use at most 1.2-1.3 of a
core. Though I didn't try running multi-gigabit relays, only 100 Mbit ones on
slow (but multi-core) CPUs.

With respect,

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