Re: Persistence to an extreme

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 15:28:56 -0600

On Tue, 9 May 2000, Alan Wilson wrote:

> We are experiencing the opposite problem from some correspondents - that
> is squid is continuing to keep and ftp session going after the client
> clicks on Cancel download.
> We are running squid on RedHat 5.2 Linux, ISADN dial-up to ISP and using
> Internet Explorer as the browser. When users go to an ftp download and
> start downloading everything goes OK. If they attempt to cancel the
> download, the browser says it has cancelled, but the ISDN stays up and
> the file continues to come down (even after stop/start on squid). If
> they go back to the page later (say 30 mins) the file is bigger by about
> the correct amount.
> Any ideas? I've looked in squid.conf but nothing obvious springs to
> mind.
> I've checked all the FAQ's and archives of the lists but no mention of
> this problem.

you may want to look at your 'quick_abort' setting. Its a poorly chosen
name, so its easy to overlook.

Duane W.
Received on Tue May 09 2000 - 15:31:42 MDT

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