Re: Squid doesn't cache objects - sorta

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 13:07:05 -0600

On 25 Oct 1999, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> It turns out Squid is only using a fraction of its allotted cache
> space, only populating the 00/00 directory. Worse, it doesn't

That is normal.

> retrieve cached objects, on being requested an URL by a browser, it
> dutifully fetches it, and logs a SWAPOUT and a TCP_MISS/200. Next
> time it is accessed, it again logs a SWAPOUT, and a TCP_MISS/200, and
> goes to fetch it anew, removing the old cached object (without any
> RELEASE message, at least until some amount of objects are stored in
> the cache - then I get the same behaviour, but with RELEASEs between

Hard to say what the reason for that is.

If store.log shows SWAPOUT entries, then Squid is saving objects
to disk.

If Squid removes an old cache object, it will log a RELEASE entry
(contrary to what the user describes).

Duane W.
Received on Mon Oct 25 1999 - 13:15:30 MDT

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