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Re: [tor-talk] Question about linux-tor-prio.sh



Hi Lorenzo,

1Mbit is 125Kbyte. :)

Tom



> On 12 Jan 2015, at 08:18, Lorenzo Milesi <maxxer@ufficyo.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi.
> I've recently set up a Tor node but bandwidth is running out quickly :)
> Since I don't want to throttle BW using Tor's options (which basically turns it down) I'd like to limit speed, so I found the suggested script above.
> I tuned config to fit my needs (my VPS has 1Mb/s speed) this way:
> 
> DEV=eth0
> TOR_UID=$(id -u debian-tor)
> RTT_LATENCY=40
> # RATE_UP must be less than your connection's upload capacity in
> # kbits/sec. If it is larger, then the bottleneck will be at your
> # router's queue, which you do not control. This will cause congestion
> # and a revert to normal TCP fairness no matter what the queing
> # priority is.
> RATE_UP=1000
> # RATE_UP_TOR is the minimum speed your Tor connections will have in
> # kbits/sec.  They will have at least this much bandwidth for upload.
> # In general, you probably shouldn't set this too low, or else Tor
> # users who use your node will be completely choked out whenever your
> # machine does any other network activity. That is not very fun.
> RATE_UP_TOR=500
> # RATE_UP_TOR_CEIL is the maximum rate allowed for all Tor trafic in
> # kbits/sec.
> RATE_UP_TOR_CEIL=900
> 
> CHAIN=OUTPUT
> MTU=1500
> AVG_PKT=900 # should be more like 600 for non-exit nodes
> 
> 
> But when I start the script, after some time the Atlas page reports a 125kb/s bandwidth for my node.
> 
> Am I configuring it wrong or what?
> thanks
> -- 
> Lorenzo Milesi - lorenzo.milesi@yetopen.it
> 
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