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Re: squid's async-io (was Re: Ancient squid and unattentive maintainer)

On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 02:40:09AM -0700, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Jeff Lightfoot <jeffml@pobox.com> wrote:
> > My squid cache has two users so it is more important that I have quick
> > cache access.  On the other hand async-io might make sense for folks
> > with many client-side users that tax the CPUs and still fill the client
> > side LAN bandwidth.
> This is not the point.  async-io shouldn't be causing the sort of
> slowdowns that you're observing.  So you should try to get that fixed
> instead of disabling async-io.

I agree.  But it seems the squid developers have been trying to get
async-io working since it first went in.

At this point we are trying (or at least I think that is our goal) to
decide the benefits to using the current (slow) async-io or not.

Jeff Lightfoot   --    jeffml at pobox.com   --   http://thefoots.com/
    "And I'm not done and I won't be till my head falls off. Though it
    may not be a long way off." -- TMBG

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