Re: Large scale transparent proxying

From: Andy Doran <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 10:25:33 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Pete Yandell wrote:

> I'm running squid-2.2.STABLE4 under NetBSD 1.4.1 doing transparent
> proxying without caching, and with about 200 concurrent users (I don't
> have a figure for number of hits per second) the load gets really high
> (85% CPU usage or thereabouts) on a Pentium II 450 with 256Mb of RAM.
> A lot of that load seems to be system CPU time dealing with the
> required NAT translation.
> It seems to me that load shouldn't really be high...what it's doing is
> really pretty simple, especially given that it's not caching.

Just a thought, but what sort of network card are you using?

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