Re: sporadic hanging with v1.1.21 on Unixwar

From: Dancer <>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 13:58:53 +1000

Fredrik Lindgren wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm running v1.1.21 of Squid on a UnixWare 2.1.3 host and I'm
> >experiencing occasional "hangs" that I can't track down.
> >
> >The proxy continues to accept requests from clients but never fulfills
> >them, ie they user is left indefinitely with a "host contacted,
> >waiting for reply" message.
> >
> >On inspection (ps -ef |grep squid), the squid processes are still running
> >but not responding. I have to kill the RunCache and squid processes and
> >re-run RunCache to get it working again.
> <snip>
> I'm seeing the same problem, first with 1.1.17 and now 1.2.23, both
> on Linux 2.0.33 on a PII 266 with 256Mb RAM. I've been theorizing
> that it might have something to do with lack of file descriptors?
> When this happens I can still see ICP queries coming in, but no TCP
> activity. I'm goiong to try the pathes to increase the number of
> filedescriptors per process and see if it helps.
> Regards,
> Fredrik Lindgren
> Sonera ISC

Not (apparently) a file-descriptor problem in our case. We have many
free (a thousand or so) at the time of trouble.


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