Re: Squid Memory Usage

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 13:40:51 -0600

"Jeff Madison" writes:

>We are running squid on Solaris x86 2.6. It runs on a dual P2 300Mhz box
>with 512 MB or ram. The cache drive is located on a 40GB Mylex raid array.
>I currently have squid configured to use only 10GB of the array and
>cache_mem is set to 128 MB. We are running 1.2 beta22 and I compiled using
>the dlmalloc library yet we still seem to have some sort of a memory leak.
>The systems run great until they run out of memory. Does anyone have any
>suggestions? We've seen this same problem with every version of squid we've
>tried. We have two identical systems working as siblings and they are very
>very busy. The cache directories on both grow at the rate of about

Lower your cache_mem setting.

See the FAQ:

Duane W.
Received on Tue Jun 30 1998 - 12:41:46 MDT

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