Re: Objects purged

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 12:05:08 +0200

Irfan Akber wrote:
> When the cache disk is full 90% squid starts removing the objects.

Yes, but only some. Squid tries to keep the disk usage inside
cache_swap_high and cache_swap_low.

> Does squid permanently removes the object from cache or make them stale

Permanent, to make space for new objects.

> Is it possible to stop squid from removing these objects even the harddisk cache is full.

Not unless you have a unlimited disk space.

> I think if it starts removing them and bring 5GB cache down to 1GB that

It doesn't. Not unless you have configured cache_swap_low to a very
small value at least.

Any messages in squid/logs/cache.log and your systems messages file? It
is possible that you are seeing some other error causing Squid to shrink
the cache.

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Tue Apr 06 1999 - 04:04:41 MDT

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