Re: Squid creating files as root

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 13:42:46 -0600

On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Steve Gailey wrote:

> I didn't see a reply to Franks message and now I am experiencing
> the same problem.
> 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:
> storeSwapOutFileOpened: Unable to open swapfile: /cachea/ca...
> (13) Permission denied
> The only thing I can think of is the first restart for squid since
> installation (it's a Netscape upgrade).
> I have two such Squid machines and both are exhibiting the same
> behaviour. Also, ps shows the (squid) process running as nobody
> sometimes and root at others.
> Any help would be much appreciated.

Do you start squid as root? Do you need to?

Do you use async I/O?

Duane W.
Received on Mon Oct 04 1999 - 13:56:39 MDT

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