Re: My Squid uses only 30% of available disk space

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 16:24:01 +0800 (SST)

> This can be possible if you have too much cache space and if the objects
> expire before filling in the disk. I have three cache servers in that
> case: in one of these, people work mostly on professionnal servers, with

That is probably the case.

> few images and the cache never fills in. The other two are too recent and
> not yet fully used. On the other end, I know a school where the
> 5-gigabytes cache is full in two days. Students obviously use the Web
> differently :-)

I can fill up 2 Gig on weekday and 3 Gig on weekend.
And my disk has not reach 80% value of the lower threshold.

> Either you increment the duration of stay in the cache or you simply
> reduce the cache space (be careful, user's behaviour can change later or
> the number of users can increase).

Adjusting the TTL value require some care too.
users will come after you when their favorite
page has not been updated by the cache.

Ong Beng Hui
...yet another day in an ISP business
...and they lived happily ever after
Received on Thu Aug 22 1996 - 01:27:20 MDT

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