Re: Fetching caches for siblings..

From: Peter Marelas <>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 22:36:40 +1000 (EST)

On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, David Luyer wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, Peter Marelas wrote:
> >Ive noticed our cache will fetch pages for siblings when a TCP_REFRESH_MISS
> >occurs, even if the sibling is not allowed miss access.
> >
> >It there any way to stop this? Or am I interpreting it wrong.
> >We are running squid 1.1.9 on BSDI 2.0.
> >
> >861267958.005 203794 203.X.Y.Z TCP_REFRESH_MISS/200 5840 GET http://X.Y.Z/0.gif - FIRST_PARENT_MISS/W.X.Y.Z image/gif
> Do you really *want* to stop this? Your cache has returned an ICP_HIT,
> since it thinks it has a valid page. On further inspection it doesn't
> have a valid page. Say you stop it. The requesting cache asks you for
> the page and gets an error page in return, then gives their client an
> error page (usually resulting in a broken icon on the web page they are
> requesting, or a broken web page). Would you like your sibling to do this
> back to you? I thought not - so why do it to them?
> The actual traffic effect is likely to be negligible.

No I wouldnt want to do that to our siblings..Sounds reasonable..


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