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Re: still slow browsing

Enigma wrote:

> Well it's a while since I disabled the Dirport but yes, when it was
> enabled it consumed a lot of bandwidth and browsing was slow.
> Disabling Dirport should make a significant difference. After all,
> you're mirroring the entire Tor server network information from what I
> know and a lot of nodes request that information from time to time.
> Personally, I'd only enable Dirport again on dedicated servers that
> have a high bandwidth.
> Sincerely,
> Enigma
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> Jay Goodman Tamboli schrieb:
> >On Nov 12, 2006, at 16:44:41, gabrix wrote:
> >>I have already written about this but now it's red light ... i badly
> >>want to keep my tor node otherways  i would have already removed
> >>the tor
> >>server but i cannot get on like this.I recently also had from my isp a
> >>bandwidth upgrade to  2MB(they say ... it's TIM!)and i still suffer of
> >>slow browsing .I also just using the or port and commented the dir
> >>port
> >>and added this in my /etc/tor/torrc
> >>
> >>>BandwidthRate 20KB
> >>>BandwidthBurst 20KB
> >>
> >>The minimum possible , isn't?
> >>I'm actually trying this guide
> >>
> >>>http://wiki.noreply.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/CronBandwidthLimit
> >>
> >>And i'm going to wait for a minimal iptables script that is going to
> >>deal with this problem .Yes you got it! i'm waiting this script
> >>from you
> >>, it's 2 mounthes i'm trying out but i don't know how to do it
> >>properly
> >>and you saw my previous posts i tryied it.Sorry guys i hope you
> >>collaborate otherways i will be forced to close the node ... i don't
> >>want to but help help help !
> >Something you may want to try (and others please let me know if this
> >is really bad for the network) is disabling the DirPort. If I
> >recall, directory serving isn't counted in the bandwidth limits, and
> >I found commenting out the DirPort line helped a lot with bandwidth
> >use.
> >/jgt
> >--http://tamboli.cx/
> >PGP Key ID: 0x7F2AC862B511029F
> Cheers for the script i'm going to give it a try and than tell ya !