[tor-talk] high memory usage

Robert Ransom rransom.8774 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 16:17:54 UTC 2012

On 2012-03-18, eliaz <eliaz at tormail.net> wrote:
> The only problem I have with the bridge I'm running is that for some
> reason the memory used keeps climbing up, so that after three or four
> days I have to reboot the machine. AFAICT rebooting doesn't affect the
> bridge's usefulness much, but I can't do much else when the mem use
> reaches 2.9 G. I recall seeing some discussion of this way back in
> tor-talk, but can't find it. Can someone point me to it? [Running on
> Vistax64 2.5 GHz dual core cpu, 4 G RAM] Thanks - eliaz

Which version of Tor are you using, and what package did you obtain it from?

On a Unixoid operating system, recompiling Tor with the
--enable-openbsd-malloc configure option would probably help.  But
that code isn't currently Windows-compatible.

Robert Ransom

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