[tor-relays] Tor memory leak (

Roman Mamedov rm at romanrm.net
Tue Jun 25 10:43:25 UTC 2019

On Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:49:18 -0400
starlight.2018q2 at binnacle.cx wrote:

> Tor consumes substantial skbuf memory in the kernel, which
> accounts for some of the difference in reported size for
> VmRSS and VmSize and total memory consumption.

This reminded me that I had these tweaks applied (as on all my boxes):

net.ipv4.tcp_rmem=4096 524288 16777216
net.ipv4.tcp_wmem=4096 524288 16777216

Maybe these are too much for 1GB VMs with 2 instances of Tor each, so now
switched it all back to defaults (which didn't seem to affect Tor speeds) and
it seems better so far.

With respect,

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