Re: [squid-users] Cache consuming more space than set to consume - Getting Critical

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Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 12:17:41 -0600

On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 SMORRIS@UP.COM wrote:

> Since this original post, my mountpoint is just about out of space. I
> really hate to blow away all the cache and let it rebuild. Henri, do you
> know of any reason why this is happening or what I can do to preventi t?
> Google search reveals that this has happened before, but no solutions.

The only case I have seen is people forgetting to run "squid -k rotate"
every now and then, causing disk usage to grow out of control for log
files and swap.state.

I do not know of any issues with Squid-2.5 where the cache usage grows
above the assigned size.


Hi Henrik

Would you like any config files or anything from my setup? It's definitely
growing beyond the size I set it to (assuming I have the setting done
correctly in squid.conf):

cache_dir ufs /var/spool/squid 5000 60 256

Also, is there a way I can remove some of the cache without killing all of

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