Re: [squid-users] FreeBSD 7/zfs recommendations

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:00:05 +1300

B. Cook wrote:
> Hello all,
> Playing w/ zfs on an i386 and amd64 machines.
> Wondering if anyone has any recommendations they would make for FreeBSD
> 7 and squid 2.4 (or would 3 be better?)
> Looking for aufs vs diskd vs coss. diskd seems faster on a GENERIC
> kernel, but after the recommended kernel entries are made and
> recompiled, it feels slower. aufs does not seem any different. coss
> seems to still be touchy from time to time.
> loading the aio mod doesn't seem to make any noticeable change, am I
> missing something?
> I am mounting the file systems for squid with noatime, anything else?
> using powerdns-recursor as the recursive dns server, and squid from
> FreeBSD ports.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.

I hope that was a typo. You should really be on at lest Squid-2.6.
Any Squid-3 is better than Squid-2.4 definitely.


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE5 or 3.0.STABLE10
   Current Beta Squid
Received on Mon Nov 17 2008 - 23:00:23 MST

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