Re: multiple Squids running with 1.2beta

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 14:15:01 -0600

Bob Purdon writes:

>> I'm currently production testing Squid 1.2beta23 (seems to be reasonably
>> stable with the additional patchset). However, I notice that it seems to
>> run multiple copies. This is running on Linux 2.0.35 (glibc 2.0.7) with
>> the async-io option enabled (and SNMP too). Here's the process table:
>I've observed filedescriptor usage way in excess of 1.2b20 when running
>1.2b23+patches, but haven't had a chance to determine the actual cause
>yet. It may well be normal behaviour.

1.2 should use more filedescriptors than 1.1 did. The reason is
that 1.2 writes objects to the disk *as* they are being downloaded,
whereas 1.1 waits until the download is complete.

For the same reason, 1.2 should use much less memory than 1.1.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Jul 28 1998 - 13:17:06 MDT

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