Re: Squid creating files as root

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 1999 20:29:09 +0200

Steve Gailey wrote:

> I am starting Squid (on Solaris 2.6) from /etc/init.d (rc3.d) and have
> experienced exactly the same behaviour. The Filesystem is Veritas
> and all was fine for the first three days. This Sunday evening, with
> little or no activity the system started reporting:

Two questions:

a) Is your Squid built with async-io enabled?

b) Does you need to start Squid as root? If not it is both better and
more secure not to.
  su nobody -c /usr/local/squid/bin/squid ...

Henrik Nordstrom
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Mon Oct 04 1999 - 13:16:53 MDT

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