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From David Nicklay <dnick...@web.turner.com>
Subject Re: mod_cache performance
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2004 18:35:59 GMT
Hi,

Send us your squid.conf and your configure options from when you built 
it (as well as what squid version), and I can tell you how to optimize 
it.  I've had a lot of practice......

Brian Akins wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 
>> --On Tuesday, August 3, 2004 8:11 AM -0400 Brian Akins 
>> <bakins@web.turner.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Under load, squid will always use 100% of the CPU.  This is because 
>>> it uses
>>> poll/select.
>>
>>
>>
>> Ouch.  That sucks.
>>
>> (But, httpd uses poll - so why does that force 100% CPU usage?)
>>
> 
> httpd blocks.  Squid doesn't in general.  Squid just calls poll over and 
> over and does lots of very small reads and writes.
> 
>>
>> Is it worth compiling my own squid then?  (Read that as 'reboot my box 
>> to FreeBSD and use the squid port.')
>>
> Check the configure and make sure you up open files and use poll.  Also 
> kill ident checks.
> 
> 

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