Re: Problem running Squid under FreeBSD 3.2

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 1999 19:29:05 +0000

Simon Rainey wrote:

> I remember reading some time ago that setting cache_swap_high ==
> cache_swap_low results in more consistent performance. If the values are
> different then unlinkd is required to remove objects in bursts (i.e. when
> cache_swap_high is reached unlinkd removes objects until cache_swap_low is
> reached). Making the values the same causes unlinkd to remove objects more
> or less continuously once cache_swap_high is reached. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Squids removal policy requires to have some high/low water mark
difference. The smallest you can go at this time is 1% difference
(recommended for any larger cache with a decent LRU age).

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Wed Jun 02 1999 - 13:41:08 MDT

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