Re: Does squid eat much of CPU?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 10:59:29 +0200

David J Woolley wrote:

> This is set by the number of file descriptors, but what I actually
> meant was that squid will use persistent connections to a server and
> only send one request at a time to that server. (It might not be
> quite that simple - it might allow a few at once.) Browsers may also
> serialsize requests to Lynx.

Squid uses as many connections to the origin server as the browser has
active connections to Squid, a little more on pipelined requests (up to
twice as many). There is no serialization of requests other than what is
done by the browser.

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Thu Apr 22 1999 - 05:23:36 MDT

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