Re: [squid-users] back to Squid 2.3

From: Davide Vaghetti <>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 18:06:03 +0100

Hash: SHA1

Duane Wessels wrote:

|>> I had a lot of problems with squid 2.5stable6 on a Slackware 9.1.
|>> I changed the configuration and the compile option a milion
|>> times, enabling and disabling aufs and async-io, tuning the
|>> cache_mem and cache_dir. After a while (say ten to thirty
|>> minutes) the daemon stops answering request without any error
|>> message in cache.log, even if the access.log reports correctly
|>> the request.
|>> Then I switched to squid-2.3-200305122300 and, using the same
|>> squid.conf, everything started work smoothly. I really can't
|>> understand it: same compile option, same squid.onf, same
|>> computer... but one works and the other freeze after a while.
|>> Now I'm really happy with my *old* squid, but I don't know why it
|>> works...
|> There is no 2.5stable6. What is the newer version that you were
|> running?
| You've told me that you are using 2.5.STABLE4. There is a known bug
| that could cause the behavior you describe, but it was introduced
| *after* 2.5.STABLE4. You might have been using that buggy code if
| you got Squid from our anonymous CVS repository or if someone is
| distributing a later version and still calling it STABLE4.

No, I downloaded the 2.5stable4 version from this link:

| The bug either causes Squid to crash or to enter an infinite loop and
| conusme 100% CPU time, which would result in the behavior that you've
| described.
On my server CPU is Idle, consuming 0.2/0.3% CPU TIME....


- --

Davide Vaghetti
University of Pisa NOC - Centro Serra
Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla -

Received on Tue Feb 17 2004 - 10:07:11 MST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Mon Mar 01 2004 - 12:00:02 MST