[Tor-BSD] OpenBSD performance improvements

Tim Wilson-Brown - teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 22:12:36 EST 2015

> On 27 Nov 2015, at 14:11, Michael McConville <mmcco at mykolab.com> wrote:
> Anecdotal, but I should mention that my exit node's throughput has
> increased massively after updating to OpenBSD 5.8. Probably 300+%.
> Updating to tor seemed to help a little too.

There were some significant crypto performance improvements in, but I'm not sure how they affect overall throughput.

> My Ethernet driver is em(4). This is the one running on a 100 Mbps link
> with a budget, low-power Atom board, so it's usually CPU- or
> cache-bound.
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