Re: Growing RAM usage by SQUID

From: Dancer <>
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 1997 11:24:38 +1000

Bill Petersen wrote:

> I understand what the doc says about cache_mem, but it is the
> only configurable I could see which might even remotely be
> related.
> We do get a fair amount of traffic through our proxy server -
> about 200,000 to 300,000 hits per day.
> I could handle it if it were only using 35MB of RAM - or even
> 100MB of RAM, but it seems to keep growing until it crashes.
> We too have come to the conclusion that the only fix is to
> kill and restart it every day or two. Seems a little extreme
> for such a fast/reliable program. I have been very impressed
> with what SQUID can do.

I simply set up a cron job to shut it down at 2am, 3 nights per week. Just part
of life, I guess.


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Received on Thu Dec 04 1997 - 17:31:31 MST

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