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

From: Adrian Chadd <>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 20:16:08 -0700

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001, Klavs Klavsen wrote:
> I read it wrong..
> it's not the IO that was heavily loaded.. (at approx 18.000 pr. sec) - it
> was interrupts..
> Do any of you know how many I can expect - before the machine stalls.. and
> what I can do to increase the ability to handle more interrupts?
> btw. it's a linux-2.4 kernel.
> I hope you have some tuning tips for me..
> and to Torsten.. thanks for all your help so far..

Uhm, if you're using iDE anywhere, make sure you've turned DMA on.
That's burnt me a few times when doing squid work under Linux.

A few lines of vmstat output when the cache is heavily loaded will
tell us where the bottleneck may be.

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