Re: [squid-users] the best amount for cache_mem

From: Squid Support (Henrik Nordstrom) <>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 00:13:59 +0100

For such a box I would go with no more than 8MB of cache_mem. See the
Squid FAQ on memory usage.

And using more than 256kbps on a 256kbps link is not possible, not
unless the link isn't actually a 256kbps link but a larger link..


On Tuesday 19 February 2002 13:13, Mojgan Kazemi wrote:
> Hi ,
> Please Help me .
> We have a 256K leased line , & I have installed squid 2.4
> stable3.2 days ago,It is installed in freebsd4.4 with 256MEG RAM &
> 36Gig hard. I puted cache_mem equal with 50 . But it is so slow
> (more than we haven't cache) & also sometimes incoming is more than
> outgoing & also it's monitoring with MRTG shows me that it uses
> even more than 256k of bandwidth that surprised me that how it is
> possible?????? please help me, what should i do, for best
> performance how should i config squid, what is best parameters for
> cache_mem or other parameters.
> --thanks in advanced-
> -Mojgan Kazemi

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