Re: Memory requirements, 3GB cache

From: Duane Wessels <wessels>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 96 10:05:59 -0700 writes:

>Duane Wessels <> wrote:
>> writes:
>>>What happens if Squid has to swap? Are the access patterns
>>>"civilized"? Or will it thrash badly?
>>Probably the latter.
>Already feared that.
>>>Incidentally, are there any plans to move most of the Store Management
>>>to disk, so that Squid becomes less of a memory hog for large caches
>>>(he said, while he was contemplating expanding the proxy cache
>>>to a 4 or 6 GB striped partition)?
>>Yes, but nothing concrete yet.
>Ah. Well..., I still have about 24 hours until my cache is converted,
>by then it has to run...
>What's the current design policy on squid? If such a scheme would be
>made possible where most of the store management is off-loaded onto
>disk (so that the natural disk cache of the OS takes care of caching),
>would it be a requirement that the old way (most in memory) still works?
>If yes, would we settle for compile-time switchable?
>If given enough room for maneuvering, I might take a stab at
>reducing the memory requirements.

Send me code that works.
Received on Fri Jul 26 1996 - 10:06:00 MDT

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