[tor-relays] tor relay shutsdown

Neelix neelix at privacy.farm
Fri Feb 1 11:01:34 UTC 2019

On 2/1/19 11:48 AM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 11:29:25AM +0100, Neelix wrote:
>> The entire machine shuts down. Very strange.
> Two possibilities to explore:
> (1) The machine is more fragile than you think, and the CPU load from
> the Tor process pushed it over the edge, so one of its automatic hardware
> sensors shut it off to protect it.
> (2) Some admin on your local network noticed a bunch of weird traffic,
> or even just a bunch of traffic, and thought they were helping by turning
> it off.
> --Roger
Ah! This might be the problem. Tor is almost using 100% of the CPU.
Is there a way to reduce the CPU usage? Or should I upgrade the server?



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