Re: Parent selection with squid v2 - parent ignored?

From: Alex Rousskov <>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 09:11:39 -0600 (MDT)

On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, [iso-8859-1] Lars Marowsky-Brée wrote:

> On 1998-10-11T10:14:05,
> Lars Marowsky-Brée <> said:
> > I have just looked through the logfiles and noticed that the parent cache
> > isn't queried at all, but it either says "CACHE_DIGEST_HIT" or "DIRECT".
> > (There have been 9 queries to the PARENT after a few thousand requests
> > processed, some CACHE_DIGEST_HITS)
> The problem still persists.
> What could lead to squid not using the parent cache? This is a real problem
> for us right now and I would hate to have to downgrade to 1.1 because of this
> (which worked nicely).

Apparently, Squid does not request objects from your parent because it thinks
that parent does not have a fresh copy of the needed object. If you want to
fetch all misses through your parent (instead of going direct), you may have
to reconfigure Squid appropriately.

Received on Mon Oct 12 1998 - 08:13:12 MDT

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