Re: wierd phenomena (dual T1's)

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 8 May 2000 16:29:17 -0600

On Fri, 5 May 2000, -andrew wrote:

> we just had another T1 installed. now our squid box is on dual T1's which
> are load balanced on the router both incoming and outgoing traffic.
> essentially we have more bw now. the physical connection is a 100mbit hme
> card to a 100mbit switch, the switch is then uplinked to a cabletron SSR
> 8000 router which then routes the traffic to a cisco-3600 router. the
> 3600 has dual serial interfaces (i.e both T1's are on it). the ports on
> the SSR and on the switch are not overloaded.
> now that we have a full 3.09Mbps, i noticed that squid is using much more
> cpu cyles now compared to the same set up just with a single T1. squid
> typically used %5-%15 of the cpu in the single T1 setup, now squid uses
> %20-%%35 cpu. why would this be???? our client base did not increase, our
> client http request rate did not increase only our internet bw increased.

did you notice any change in response time for your users?

Do you have any neighbor caches?

Duane W.
Received on Mon May 08 2000 - 16:33:38 MDT

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