[tor-relays] tor relay shutsdown
ben at bentasker.co.uk
Fri Feb 1 11:06:57 UTC 2019
For what it's worth, I previously had similar behaviour.
It turned out it was against the host's AUP (I hadn't spotted it in there),
and when they detected it they automatically shut the system off (it was an
OpenVZ slice so fairly easy for them to monitor).
On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 11:02 AM Neelix <neelix at privacy.farm> wrote:
> 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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