[tor-relays] General overload -> DNS timeouts

nusenu nusenu-lists at riseup.net
Fri Jan 7 14:30:05 UTC 2022

> Hey all, I wanted to chime in on this thread because I'm suddenly seeing
> DNS "Overload" errors (and corresponding notices that my system is
> overloaded on prometheus) lately as well.
> The hardware and OS and configs for my public exit haven't changed - what
> has changed is that I upgraded tor itself, and added ipv6.

You appear to be running tor on FreeBSD.

As has been previously stated on this thread the code involved
has been changed in tor and

So you will have to wait till FreeBSD ports ship that version.


After upgrading the tor version the overload indicator on
will disappear when it it was DNS related (there can be other reasons).

kind regards,

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