Re: Memory Leaks - 1.1.8 - BSDI 2.1

From: Eric Wieling <>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 13:20:34 -0600 (CST)

Some time ago Matthew McGehrin said:
> I have been running the squid proxy on two servers so far, and
> it seems to behave nicely on my FreeBSD 2.1.5 Machine, and actually
> stays within the memory limits I specified, but on a BSDI 2.1
> machine, it will sometimes go up as much as 2 or 3 megs over
> the "ram" limit I set at 4 megs.
> Just thought you guys might want to know :)
> As with all my "applications" I have a cron job restarting it daily,
> so the memory leak isnt soo bad, but its something to be
> aware off. Ironically, 1.1.7 ran fine.

Our squid (I don't recall the version) has the memory limit set to
8 megs in the squid.conf file, but generally grows to 27 megs and
stableizes there. At the moment it's not a problem, but we will be
running other stuff on the box soon and would like to have my memory
back. 8-)

Any ideas?


Eric Wieling (, Corporate Communications Technology
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Received on Fri Mar 21 1997 - 11:27:10 MST

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