Re: memory + CPUs + lets tango.

From: Alex Rousskov <>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 10:35:55 -0600 (MDT)

On Thu, 3 Sep 1998, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

> Squid is normally one large monolithic process. To get better
> parallelism out of it, install libpthreads in rebuild the squid with
> './configure --enable-async-io'. (This helps greatly on single
> processor machines too).

Note that Squid has DNS servers, unlinkd, and possibly other external
"helpers" running as separate processes. MP system with a good kernel may
help even without threads.

Received on Thu Sep 03 1998 - 09:37:52 MDT

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