Re: Squid on IDE

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 05:25:37 +0200

Walter Klomp wrote:

> Nowadays these EIDE drives are performance-wise more than adequate
> to handle a load of 500+ simultaneous users...

For a system with up to two cache disks EIDE is fine with one disk on
each channel. Larger systems should without doubt use SCSI as it
supports several drives on each channel without noticeable performance
degration for Squid.

EIDE chokes if you run two busy drives on the same channel.

Henrik Nordström
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Fri Oct 23 1998 - 21:10:01 MDT

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