[tor-relays] Question

Roger Dingledine arma at torproject.org
Tue Mar 23 07:35:00 UTC 2021

On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 03:10:41PM +0000, ???????????? ?????????????? wrote:
> What does it mean "Tor's file descriptor usage is at 90%. If you run
> out Tor will be unable to continue functioning."?

That sounds like a message from nyx:

It means that your "ulimit -n" is too low.

Typically the Tor package includes an init script that raises
ulimit -n for you. For example:

So if you are not using a Tor package like the deb, now is the time
to start.


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