Opened 5 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#31257 new defect

Tor Unexpectedly Exited.

Reported by: davidlaxer Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: TorBrowser-8.5.4-osx64_en-US.dmg
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Description

I have been using Tor on OS X 10.11.6 for years.
Last night, my ExpressVPN connection went down, Tor was running at a high CPU level and the Tor process was ~1.5gb.

When I tried to restart Tor is installed update(s) and would no longer start. I tried deleting the directory: /Application Support/TorBrowser-Data. I also tried to enable additional logging in torrc:

 ls -l torrc
-rw-------@ 1 davidlaxer  staff  47 Jul 27 10:09 torrc
MacBook-Pro:Tor davidlaxer$ cat torrc
Log debug file /Users/davidlaxer/tor_debug.log

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Change History (3)

Changed 5 months ago by davidlaxer

comment:1 Changed 5 months ago by davidlaxer

The Tor process was still running and causing a port usage error
E.g. Address already in use. Killing the process resolved the problem.

$ firefox
Jul 27 17:49:35.696 [notice] Tor 0.3.5.8 (git-5030edfb534245ed) running on Darwin with Libevent 2.1.8-stable, OpenSSL 1.0.2r, Zlib 1.2.5, Liblzma N/A, and Libzstd N/A.
Jul 27 17:49:35.699 [notice] Tor can't help you if you use it wrong! Learn how to be safe at https://www.torproject.org/download/download#warning
Jul 27 17:49:35.702 [notice] Read configuration file "/Applications/TorBrowser.app/Contents/Resources/TorBrowser/Tor/torrc-defaults".
Jul 27 17:49:35.702 [notice] Read configuration file "/Users/davidlaxer/Library/Application Support/TorBrowser-Data/Tor/torrc".
Jul 27 17:49:35.738 [notice] Opening Control listener on 127.0.0.1:9151
Jul 27 17:49:35.740 [warn] Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:9151: Address already in use. Is Tor already running?
Jul 27 17:49:35.745 [warn] Failed to parse/validate config: Failed to bind one of the listener ports.
Jul 27 17:49:35.745 [err] Reading config failed--see warnings above.

comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by nickm

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