RE: v1.1.22 apparently sleeping

From: Graham Maltby <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 12:47:15 +1000

It seems to be happening when the system is paging.

Squid is currently using ~390M, this box only has 256M. It stops while the
system pages. Will look at controlling this more strictly.

Thanks for everyones help...

>My squid box has the same situation after it occupied
>more than 48MB ram.....
>Although I think this is no harm to my system, but I'd
>like to know the reason, too.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Graham Maltby []
>Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 1998 9:47 AM
>Subject: v1.1.22 apparently sleeping
>I am seeing short periods (10-15 secs) when squid just stops responding.
>There doesn't appear to be anything failing according to any of the log
>files. The only sign of this is the server jumps from an average cpu
>20-40% up to 90-110% for 10 secs, then returns to normal.
>There doesn't seem to be a shortage of anything (ie. there are free file
>descriptors, free dns servers, etc.) and there isn't any pattern when it
>Has anyone else seen this happening?
>We are running:
> linux v2.0.34 (slackware)
> squid v1.1.22
> Intel P200 - 256M ram - 24 gig cache
> Squid is acting as a transparent proxy also.
>This has only started occuring since we upgraded. Unfortunately, I
>changed two things at once, both Linux .29 to .34 and Squid .20 to .22,
>I don't know which has introduced the problem.
>Any Comments???

Systems Administrator - Internet Information Group
Graham Maltby <>
Received on Tue Jul 21 1998 - 19:45:00 MDT

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