Re: FATAL: Repeated failures to free up disk space

From: Andreas Jung <>
Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 19:28:03 +0200

On Mon, May 18, 1998 at 02:31:59PM +0100, Nick O'Brien wrote:
> I think (the Squid hackers can correct me on this) what is happening is
> that your cache is filling up much faster than Squid can expire enough
> objects to clear the space necessary. Squid is therefore throwing a
> "wobbly" and crashing.
Well the situation was the following. The partition with the squid cache
had about 100MB free. I reduced the cache size from 1 GB to 100 MB for
some reasons. After HUPing squid started to free its cache. After freeing
about 400 MB squid crashed with the message I posted. Strange behaviour.
Received on Mon May 18 1998 - 11:54:18 MDT

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