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Re: bandwidth limit strangeness

* on the Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 05:01:10PM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:

> [snip]
>> BandwidthRate          64KB
>> BandwidthBurst         64KB
>> MaxAdvertisedBandwidth 64KB
> [snip]

>> With the bandwidth limits set as they are, why is tor using up nearly
>> 1 Megabit per second? I thought it might be the directory mirror not
>> being counted in the bandwidth usage, but from googling, I see this
>> shouldn't be the case?
> I am guessing you are one of those people who count bandwidth by
> the sum of incoming bits and outgoing bits?

You guessed correctly. Makes more sense now I've rtfm. I've upped my
available bandwidth a little and have been using this over night:

BandwidthRate  128KB
BandwidthBurst 256KB

Looking at my actual bandwidth usage, it does seem to work as
advertised. :)