RE: [squid-users] FW: Squid memory utilization

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 17:28:38 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Scott Phalen wrote:

> Ok, I have been all over the memory FAQs and still can't figure out why my
> server is consuming all it's RAM. I have 2GIG of DDR RAM and the only
> service running on this server is Squid. My cache_mem is set to 64MB and
> cache_dir is 10000 16 256. During peak hours my RAM is consumed very fast.

How do you measure amount or RAM used?

Measuring RAM usage in a UNIX system is non-triviall as there normally
should be no free ram if ths system works correctly as any free unused ram
is a waste of resources (which UNIX dislikes).

Received on Sun Feb 22 2004 - 09:28:49 MST

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