[squid-users] 32bit (i386) squid 3.5 cache dir size limit?

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Mon Nov 30 16:48:25 UTC 2015

On 11/30/2015 04:28 AM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 30/11/2015 11:59 p.m., TarotApprentice wrote:
>> I am setting up a backup proxy server using an old P4 machine which
>> can only do 32bit. As its only got 1Gb of RAM its not going to hit
>> the 32bit limit on memory, but what about the cache_dir? Is it
>> limited to 32bit addressability (ie 4Gb) max size?

> No. It should still be capable of using a larger cache_dir size. The
> 32-bit limits apply on a per-file basis (unless large-file support has
> been built in).

but note that Rock store uses a single disk file for the entire
cache_dir and, hence, is at your file system mercy as far as cache_dir
size limits are concerned.


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