Re: What's wrong with my Squid?

From: Linux lists <>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 15:48:21 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 26 Apr 1998, Fraser Campbell wrote:

> I am seeing poor squid performance at times and very high memory usage.
> Should the Pool for disk I/O be so high? The cache is set to grow to 5000
> MB ... currently there is only 600 MB cached. OS is Linux 2.0.33 patched
> to allow 3000 file descriptors. The system has 64 MB of RAM and 64 MB of
> swap. Page faults are very high, what could be wrong? I have allocated
> 30 MB of RAM in squid.conf, I do plan to add RAM to the system but didn't
> think I'd have to until it grows closer to the 5000 MB limit I have set.

There is a memory problem in Linux kernel 2.0.33.
Try upgrading to 2.0.34pre11b, by applying 2.0.34pre11b patches to a clean
2.0.33 source. You can find that (non official patch) at


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