Re: which version shall i use?

From: Andrew Specht <>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 09:32:42 +1000

I'm running 1.2BETA20 on freebsd as a transparent proxy server and also
using MRTG to see what's happening. Everything is running fine with no
problems whatsoever. The cache size is 15 Gig and 4 GIG on another server
running the exact same configuration.

"People who say money can't buy happiness
just don't know where to shop"

Andrew Specht
System Administrator / Internet Access Australia
-----Original Message-----
From: Xia Hao <>
To: Jordan Mendelson <>
Cc: <>
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 1998 5:50 PM
Subject: RE: which version shall i use?

>I think i'm in a condition that's basically to yours. What specific
>version are you using now? What features have you enabled? And can you
>post a list of cites that won't work well with transparent proxy? That
>might make its to FAQ i think...
>On Tue, 11 Aug 1998, Jordan Mendelson wrote:
>> > I don't believe any version of 1.2X is ready yet for the productions
>> > release. What features of 1.2 do you need?
>> Actually, the latest versions are quite stable even if the cachemgr
>> 0 useful information now :)
>> I run it as a transparent proxy (no async) and it seems to hold it's own,
>> crashes, uses about 96 megs of memory for a 4 gig cache (I like to
>> a lot of RAM...). It doesn't crash, I haven't found too many web sites it
>> doesn't work with.. (damn Quicken software hates it though, but I'm
>> sure Quicken issues illegal requests).
>> It does go a bit wacky if you try to kill the root owned process (kills
>> root process, doesn't notify the www process and then RunCache tries to
>> restart it...
>> Other than that, I run it in a production environment and haven't gotten
>> complaints from customers.
>> Jordan
>> --
>> Jordan Mendelson :
>> Web Services, Inc. :
Received on Tue Aug 11 1998 - 16:34:22 MDT

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