Re: Squid just die every day

From: Jonathan Larmour <>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 18:54:23 +0000

At 07:51 27/11/96 -0600, Alberto de Poo wrote:
>I donīt know what is wrong, but one thing seem very extrange, the Process
>Size value, keep growing and growing:
>Resource usage for squid:
> CPU Time: 39 seconds (22 user 17 sys)
> CPU Usage: 0%
> Process Size: rss 58752 KB
> Page faults with physical i/o: 0
>I have a FreeBSD 2.1, in a Pentium 60 with 64MB Ram. I configure Squid to
>10 dnsservers, 600 MB disk cache and 16MB Ram use.

Is there a section about mallinfo() and what it returns? I believe FreeBSD
is meant to be one of the ones with a buggy malloc() implementation.

>When Squid (version 1.1beta23) died, it put on / squid.core, the size was
>8192, but when I perform the gdb squid core (as the mail indicate) it
>always tell me that the squid.core is not core dump, and it's truncated, or
>something like that.

Perhaps your core dump size is restricted, e.g. in bash ulimit -c, or csh
limit coredumpsize (IIRC) to 8192 bytes? Type ulimit -c or limit (depending)
to see the current limits.

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