Re: squid's async-io (was Re: Ancient squid and unattentive maintainer)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Miquel van Smoorenburg <email@example.com> 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.