Re: Cache growing too large!

From: Jeff Halper <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 07:08:48 -0700 (PDT)

> also note
> memory is not what it says as you might say 20MB Ram, but it also uses
> alot more, we set cache_mem 20MB on a secondary squid and it is using
> 76.5MB ram, we have 128MB ram, so I am thinking of upping it, but we
> generally find it uses 3.5 x AMOUNT_OF_RAM_SPECIFIED.

I have 128 megs ram, 128 megs memory swap space, and have never seen any
of the swap being used, so I think my "30" is an OK number.

If squid uses 3.5 times, then it will use 105 megs ram, leaving me a
small cushion of 23 megs ram.

Received on Fri Jun 13 1997 - 07:12:47 MDT

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