Re: multiple Squids running with 1.2beta

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 10:30:52 -0600

Michael Pelletier writes:

>On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Duane Wessels wrote:
>> 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.
>Is this the reason that I sometimes see a big spike in the memory
>usage graph, sometimes resulting in a crashed Squid? Isn't there some
>situation where it can determine the size of the download and not try
>to cache it in memory if it will wildly exceed cache_mem?

What is "it"? version 1.1? Version 1.2?

Version 1.2 doesn't cache things in memory, unless they are less than

If you see any strange behaviour, it is helpful to send a coredump
stack trace and/or cache.log debugging to squid-bugs.

Duane W.
Received on Wed Jul 29 1998 - 09:32:23 MDT

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