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Running OpenBSD -current for Tor Relays?

344 words by gman999 written on 2017–02–27, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: openbsd, operator, relay, tor

The question of which branch or flavor of OpenBSD to use for a Tor relay is a frequent point of mention.

OpenBSD maintains three flavors:

-release which comes out every six months as sure as the sun rises if not earlier on occasion … read more

BeagleBone Online and Busy

387 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–30, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: arm, bbb, openbsd, relay, tor

The BeagleBone Black Tor relay is fully operational and according to both one of the Tor Status sites and Tor Atlas is already pushing about 1 MBps.

It’s not up on the Buildbot yet but should be once some technical glitches are resolved on our end. … read more

Tor Relay on a BeagleBone Black Running OpenBSD -current

436 words by gman999 written on 2017–03–28, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: arm, bbb, openbsd, relay, tor

For anyone who hasn’t gotten the news x86 hardware no longer reigns supreme in server land. For years other architectures namely ARM are increasingly moving beyond esoteric or hidden purposes. ARM isn’t just for your cell phone anymore.

On that note TDP is set up a Tor relay on a a href “” BeagleBone Black running OpenBSD. The OpenBSD a href “” armv7 platform covers some of the more popular armv7 hardware including the Wandboard Cubieboard not to mention other BeagleBones and the BeagleBoard. … read more

What Motivates You to Run a Tor Relay?

312 words by gman999 written on 2017–04–01, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: operator, relay, statistics, tor

Everyone who contributes to open source projects is driven by some combination of motives. For Tor relay operators simply taking an occasional glance at the connection statistics should be sufficient.

Only in its second full day of operation OpenBSDBBB the new TDP relay running OpenBSD on a teeny-weeny BeagleBone … read more

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