Re: Large, busy, caches... problems?

From: Anthony Baxter <>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 09:34:11 +1100

>>> Ian Cooper wrote
> The system seems to perform well until it starts cleaning. Once
> cleaning starts the system appears to begin paging, becoming worse
> over time (although this does not appear to be the only factor causing
> delays, the system is currently slow but does not appear to be paging
> [just my luck!]). Observations of the information reported by the
> cache manager interface suggest that the maximum resident size
> stabilises at around 80MB.

We run ours with enough memory to avoid paging. paging bad, paging make
squid go slow. We have the machines here with 768M of memory in them
to keep performance ok.

Received on Wed Mar 26 1997 - 14:46:33 MST

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