Re: unusually high cpu usage by squid
squid installed from debian package, configuration file is altered only
to support transparent proxying.
> I'm running squid as transparent proxy server for dial-up users.
> Everything seems to be ok except CPU load. With 1.5 Mbit/s (35 requests
> per second) traffic through proxy, squid consumes about 50-60% of cpu
> (40-45% is system time). And with a load of 3-3.5 Mbit/s processor load
> comes to 90%.
> The server is single-processor Xeon 2.66 Mhz, 1Gb RAM, 36.6 Gb SCSI
> disks on AIC7902 controllers. OS is Debian Linux 3.0, kernel 2.4.24.
> Users are redirected to proxy by this command:
> iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -s NETWORK -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 80 \
> -j REDIRECT --to-ports 3128
> Any advices will be greatly appreciated!!
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