Re: Growing RAM usage by SQUID

From: David C Niemi <>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 11:25:28 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, John Sloan wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Dancer wrote:
> > I'm running an 8GB cache on 64MB of RAM (+64MB swap). Periodic shutdowns (every
> > couple of days) are necessary. It isn't a leak. It's just bloat from in-transit
> > allocations.
> >
> > D
> I'm not covinced by this. I get a similar sort of bloat even using squid
> 1.1.18-NOVM. :(
> Accounted memory useage 52M. Actual size 160M. It does actually seem to
> stabilise around there though.

Is this Solaris 2.x again? I am so far just running Squid under Linux (one
16 MB box and a 64 MB box, both running for months at a time without
rebooting or even restarting squid), and I don't see any growth of squid's

David 703-810-5538 Reston, Virginia, USA
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