From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 1998 14:19:57 -0600

Xia Hao writes:

>hi all,
> i'm new to the list but i've checked out all the faqs. it seems NOVM
>saves RAM by using more file descriptors , but how do i get NOVM?
>./configure shows no such options; faqs mentions no URL.

You download the NOVM version from

> Also, i'm going to serve a 256k link , with transparent proxy on Cisco
>on a Pentium Pro box ( 192M RAM, 2*2G scsi as cache, runing linux 2.0.35
>). Should i go with NOVM in the first place? And since 1.2 doesn't cache
>anything larger than 1k in memory, what if i do have "adequate" memory?
>Gurus, please point out if 192M RAM is adequate for 256k BW.

The 1.2 code does not have a separate NOVM version. It already
is low-memory-usage.

192 MB Ram should be fine because your cache is pretty small (4 GB).

Duane W.
Received on Mon Aug 03 1998 - 13:24:10 MDT

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