[Tor-BSD] Running a relay? Update to

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Wed Sep 11 21:58:35 EDT 2013

On 09/11/2013 10:06 AM, Brian Callahan wrote:
> On 9/8/2013 5:19 PM, Brian Callahan wrote:
>> Hi tor-bsd --
>> Just a note: if you're running a tor relay and haven't yet updated to
>>, please do so right away. It mitigates many of the issues
>> the spike in users has caused.
>> For comparison: brought nycbug1 to its knees with an
>> overload of circuit creation requests; makes all that go
>> away.
> As an addendum: if you're running on FreeBSD or OpenBSD, both now have
> updated ports.
> http://www.freshports.org/security/tor-devel/
> http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-ports-cvs&m=137891507718893&w=2
> I don't see an updated pkg for NetBSD and I can't seem to find any
> information on DragonFly BSD.

pkgsrc does not seem to contain the version you mention, but i suspect 
it may have patched some of the issues to mitigate the problem.  here is 
my system in atlas:


it looks like after i applied the updated version from pkgsrc my traffic 
came back to reasonable levels.  i have not had time to verify that this 
is truly the case though since i throttled back my advertised bandwidth 
at the same time.


Pete Wright
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