Re: squid with large cache

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 97 09:56:01 -0800 writes:

>I am running squid v1.1.5 on Solaris 2.5.1. Cache size is 32M
>disk cache is 512M. Low and high watermarks are 75 and 90. Everything else
>is the same as in default config file.
> Machine is entreprise ultra 1000 with 256M memory and SSA attached.
>When cache reaches high watermark it takes squid about 2-5 minutes to
>do a clean up. Which is of course unacceptable. Any ideas what parameters
>I have to tweak. Many thanks.

I'm suprised your 1.1.5 cache even reaches the high water mark,
unless you have set 'reference_age' in the config file. If so, try
running Squid with reference_age set to zero.

Otherwise, bring the high and low water marks closer together.

Duane W.
Received on Mon Feb 03 1997 - 10:10:20 MST

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