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

In article <8u4q0q$7ma$1@enterprise.cistron.net>,
Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> wrote:
>However, I just tried our main proxy server which is a dual CPU
>PIII 450, and it only get about 350 Kbyte/sec. This is weird and
>something I didn't expect - looks like SMP machines actually run
>slower with the threaded code.
>This is with a 2.2.16 kernel - I'll reboot into a 2.2.18pre19
>kernel tonight (after "the Outer Limits" ;) ) to see if that

Right, I did that and it doesn't help. Even with 2.2.18pre19
squid is still pretty slow on the SMP machine.

I think I'll take the plunge and build 2.3.STABLE4 for woody.
At least async I/O can be configured through squid.conf with
that release, and it sounds like this is what everybody needs.

People get the operating system they deserve.

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