Re: Large HTTP downloads

From: Tom Minchin <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 14:09:32 +1100 (EST)

> I have just got our squiddly-diddly up and running and have a problem
> that I can't see how to fix. Everything's fine except for large file
> downloads (>1M or so) using http. They gradually get slower, then time
> out after between 500k and 2M. Going around the caching, proxy squid
> server and straight to the firewall, the files come in fine so it's
> definitely something to do with the squid proxy.
You're not running out of RAM while you download these large objects? I
find as soon as you start using swap space, performance drops through the
floor and you get large objects timing out before you've downloaded it
Received on Sun Jan 11 1998 - 19:13:13 MST

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