rTorrent + FreeBSD + pf = freeze?
Michael K. Smith
mksmith at adhost.com
Mon Nov 23 23:59:36 UTC 2009
On 11/23/09 2:28 PM, "Michael Schaefer" <utf128 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 22.11.2009 23:11, cpghost wrote:
>>> Have you tried to run rtorrent and the router on two different
>>> FreeBSD machines? Does it lock the router, or does it crash the
>>> rtorrent box only, or both?
> even though i haven't been asked i might want to answer ;) Since my
> box really exclusively does rtorrent i don't think it's related to
> routing or NAT. pf is not active at all. Routing and NAT for my setup is
> done by a dedicated different box (which isn't affected by all this,
> apart from that it doesn't run freebsd).
> so for me this really looks like a /networking/ issue, which is not
> dedicated to routing or NAT in particular..
> for me this now becomes kinda problematic, since i cannot even start the
> second rtorrent instance without crashing the machine immediately.. :(
> regards - michael
We had similar crashes with PF, although not related to rtorrent
specifically. However, we use the following sysctl values that have helped
stability and performance immensely.
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