RE: [squid-users] Hardware requirement

From: Chemolli Francesco (USI) <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:06:18 +0200

> Hello
> My squid is supporting around 60 users. I am running my squid
> on linux 6.2
> on an IBM server having P111 processor ,128 Mb RAM ,17 GB
> SCSI Harddisk. I
> am having a Leased Line of 64 KBPS raw bandwidth. Some of my
> users complain
> the the browsing is slow. Is my server capacity low or is
> there any special
> setting needed to boost the performance of the server. Can
> anyone give me a
> good suggestion.

You are a tad low on the RAM side maybe, but your browsing is slow
just because your upstream link is slow.
Caching can only go so far. I get 60% byte ratio, because my
users have very similar browsing habits, but for ISPs it can get
as low as 20%.

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