Re: squid die (malloc error) on AIX 4.2.1

From: Michael Pelletier <>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 1997 09:33:25 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Mike Shoyher wrote:
> Try NOVM flavor. I use NOVM with 16 Gb cache and it is working fine.
> 'Classic' version uses RAM to store all active objects and when users
> download, for instance, new Netscape from ten various mirrors, it can
> consume a lot of RAM (14 Mb * 10). Once grown squid never shrink back so I
> decided to move to NOVM version ang give control of virtual memory to OS
> (UNIX does it well ;-)

Is there a performance degradation involved by not letting Squid use all
the memory it needs?

        -Mike Pelletier.
Received on Thu Sep 11 1997 - 06:37:53 MDT

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