Re: Disk selection/cache_dir

From: Oskar Pearson <>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 00:00:00 +0200


> Pentium 200MHz
> 256Mb RAM
> 2Gb for operating system stuff (usr partition basically)
put your logs on here too.

> 3 x 4Gb for cache dirs
> What problems (or issues) are there for me by using the three disks for
> caching? I was thinking of splitting each disk into 1Gb partitions and
> specifying 12 cache_dir statements in squid.conf.
Why complicate your life? (I don't see any advantage...)

> Would I be better off by leaving them alone and specifying only three
> cache_dir's? What about striping them all together?

I would leave them alone and stripe them together... (or rather raid0,
striping is less balanced on your disks... i suppose they are all
random seeks anyway though)

Received on Thu Sep 18 1997 - 15:04:28 MDT

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