Re: [squid-users] Vedr.: Re: [squid-users] Big IO load.. with only few files.. how come?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 22:40:17 +0100

Klavs Klavsen wrote:

> the only reason it seemed to stop serving, was because of the IO load...
> the disk-io load that is..
> as the ram is much faster, I'm of course saddened by the fact, that It
> doesn't keep all the objects it can in the memory..

Squid basically relies on the filesystem to buffer cache hits.

The "cache_mem" is only used to store content retreived from the

Yes, this is a very odd design, but is how it is.

Henrik Nordström
Squid Hacker
Received on Mon Nov 12 2001 - 14:48:48 MST

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