Re: Growing RAM usage by SQUID

From: Alex Rousskov <>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 1997 11:49:04 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Christian Claveleira - Universite de Rennes I wrote:

> | There is only one way, I guess: Limit your cache swap size. Release notes
> | have a description on how to calculate Squid memory requirement given swap
> | size.
> It's not enough : we observe squid (1.1.18) ever growing tough the cache
> swap size is stationary. Just after boot the size of the squid proc (vmsize
> on linux) is about 90Mo and, 4 days later, is size is about 160Mo !
> The only solution till now is to kill and reboot squid once per week...

Unless it's in your memory management _library_, looks like a Squid bug to
me... What does Squid report about its memory usage? Does it account for
all 160 MB? Can you try 1.2?

Received on Thu Dec 04 1997 - 10:02:44 MST

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