Re: [squid-users] memory eat

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 19:40:59 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Benjamín Vayá wrote:

> When I starts squid, the RAM decrease progressively until 130MB free and, then,
> it begins to use Swap memory. After a time, all the Swap memory is spent. If I
> stop squid, the free memory dont increase. It seems as if there was somme
> process that does not release memory.

The decrease of memory is quite normal as UNIX tries to make best use of
all available memory. What is not used by applications is automatically
used by the OS to speed up disk I/O etc.

What does free report?

How much memory is allocated for buffer/cache?

Received on Thu Oct 23 2003 - 11:41:03 MDT

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