Re: Ideal hardware for squid proxy server

From: Oskar Pearson <>
Date: Fri, 1 May 1998 15:00:30 +0200


> I'm running squid with 3Gig cache on an IDE hard disk and pentium 133 with 64 mb of RAM under Linux Redhat 5. It works
> well, but the server is kind of overloaded. The hard disk is spinning all the time and it is not as fast as I would like to. So I'm

Before you go and upgrade hardware, give squid-1.2 a try... the
threads REALLY speed it up. Your machine is almost certainly spending
all of it's time waiting for open() and close() has 1.2 linux info


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Received on Fri May 01 1998 - 06:05:35 MDT

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