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

TarotApprentice tarotapprentice at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 30 19:50:59 UTC 2015

Fortunately I'm using aufs so lots of files. Thanks for the reminder.


> On 1 Dec 2015, at 3:48 AM, Alex Rousskov <rousskov at measurement-factory.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> Alex.

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