Re: median service time

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 1999 13:01:46 -0600

On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Alain Sabban wrote:

> Hi,
> We are still running Squid-2.0 Patch2 on a Sparc Server 250 with 1Gbytes
> RAM and Solaris 2.6 and is connected to the LAN using an hme interface
> (100Mbits full duplex). It is connected to 6 Mbits link (with between a
> firewall) loaded around 5Mbits. Sometimes the median service time climb to
> more 4 s as you can see below.

> I would like to try to set the max_open_disk_fds in squid.conf, but have no
> idea what value to use.

I was going to suggest you try that. The cachemgr output that
you sent shows poor performance with 75 open disk files.

I suggest starting with max_open_disk_fds set to 50.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Oct 05 1999 - 13:15:14 MDT

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