LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-09-2004, 02:00 PM   #1
mfeoli
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 92

Rep: Reputation: 15
squid blocks the machine, how to fix it?


Hi guys

we have squid installed but had to shut it down since the harddrive kept going on and on, making the computer really slow.

Does squid has any command to autofix buffers or something to solve this?

thanks
 
Old 01-09-2004, 04:44 PM   #2
stickman
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2002
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 1,552

Rep: Reputation: 53
That depends on how you configure the server and squid. If you are running squid as a caching server for a lot of busy clients, then hard dirve will probably grind away. There are ways to adjust this such as striping the cache across more disks.

More details on what you are trying to accomplish.
 
Old 01-09-2004, 05:04 PM   #3
mfeoli
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 92

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
thanks stickman

but I've done the testing without any user accessing and the disk goes to full activity making everything else on the server very slow.

If I kill the squid process then the disk rest's and all goes to normal. but then again without squid.

I was wondering if the cache got full or something, how to find out, and if there was a command to .... let's say clean the cache.. or restart settings to bring back squid to normal.


thanks
 
Old 01-09-2004, 07:32 PM   #4
Pcghost
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: The Real Washington
Distribution: Debian, Android
Posts: 1,819

Rep: Reputation: 46
Day to day maintainance of squid can be accomplished by the command line, or if you prefer a nice gui then get webmin. It has a great squid module and is really easy to use. http://www.webmin.com

See this document for easy instructions for squid from the CLI

http://www1.cn.squid-cache.org/Doc/FAQ/FAQ-7.html#ss7.3
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Squid blocks forms Tomcat_cdm Linux - Networking 1 10-13-2005 06:40 AM
how do i fix my linux to make it auto mount for cdrom. when i boot the machine saw a pink1dog Linux - Software 11 04-13-2005 02:59 PM
Fix corrupted MBR on dualboot Machine Jingle Linux - Software 12 07-10-2004 04:13 PM
Squid is locking the server, How to fix it? mfeoli Linux - Networking 1 01-09-2004 06:11 PM
Squid blocks port 10000 sigma957 Linux - Security 1 09-29-2003 05:11 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:21 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration