Re: Cache in multiple disks

From: Walter Klomp <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 1997 09:09:47 +0800


Basically there is another alternative, if say disk1 has twice the amount
of disk-space as disk2 you create 2 cache-directories on disk1 and 1 on
disk2 and tell squid the total amount of disk-space available and the
directories where to put the cache in, this works for me.

Good Luck,

At 09:35 PM 9/16/97 +0200, Oskar Pearson wrote:
>> Hello:
>> I'd like to know how to tell Squid to use X Mbs of space in, say,
>> /usr/cache1, and Y Mbs in /usr/cache2 (another disk), where the available
>You can't...
>Basically the problem is follows:
>When you get an object (such as an html page) it will choose a random
>point on the disk (ie it could be in any one of the low level
>directories, and in any of the ones further down). Since this is the case,
>squid would have to check the size of each of the directories before
>it wrote the object... which is a problem...
>> space in, for example, /usr/cache1 is bigger than X Mbs. In other words:
>> I want Squid to use two disks, but I'd like to control how many Mbs in
>> each. Do any of you know how to achieve this?
>Use the raid0 stuff, it can handle any size disks (under linux)
Walter Klomp,
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Received on Tue Sep 16 1997 - 21:09:50 MDT

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