Re: Squid on IDE

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 04:54:09 +0200

Gustavo Aguiar wrote:

> I think this is the IDE HD problem (and memory too).

If you are low on memory then Squid will crawl, no matter what kind of
disk controller you use.

> Do I have to use SCSI to work better?

SCSI works a lot beter than EIDE when you have many drives. For a single
drive there is not much difference provided that you use drives of
similar types (size, speed & diskcache).

> Did anyone had problems with IDE HD's and little memory??

Cheap IDE drives, yes.

To little memory, certainly.

Two separate problems, not much related to each other.

Henrik Nordström
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Fri Oct 23 1998 - 20:43:51 MDT

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