Re: Swap space on squid boxes

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 97 09:36:10 +0100

On Wednesday 26 November 97, at 10 h 23, the keyboard of Wayne Salamonsen
<> wrote:

> It will be large scale with around 20GB of disk and 512 MB RAM. I am
> currently configuring the system and trying to work out how much swap space
> to assign. Given that Squid performs badly with swapping (hence so much
> RAM)

It is not a lot! Squid is extremely greedy and Alpha is, too, and Digital
Unix loves RAM at breakfast, also.

We have 576 MB for a 16 GB cache and it's not too much. See the memory
use on <>.
Received on Wed Nov 26 1997 - 00:40:06 MST

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