RE: Windows, yeeuch

From: Jordan Mendelson <>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 1997 12:12:01 -0400

On Friday, September 05, 1997 11:28 AM, Frank Smith []
> Ok - consider this:
> For smaller site, the UNIX variant could be a no-cost solution. My
> squid is running on an old 486DX2-66 that was unwanted in the company.
> I installed Linux and squid (with a 400mb cache) and get about a 25-30%
> hit rate on 50k requests/day and a load average of around 0.2 or so during
> working hours.

I did about the same thing. I setup squid on a Linux box running a 486 dx4-100.
It took a while to load up squid, but once running... load was around 0.00 to
0.02 depending on the number of people hitting it.

Total cost was about 1.5 man hours.


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Web Services, Inc.   :
Received on Fri Sep 05 1997 - 09:17:23 MDT

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