[squid-users] runing squid on second processor

Marcus Kool marcus.kool at urlfilterdb.com
Sun May 1 23:03:53 UTC 2016

On 04/29/2016 07:17 PM, joe wrote:
> hi i have 2 cpu 4 core each
>   i need to leave alone first processor and use the second one for squid and
> its helper
> is that will do ???   taskset 0x000000f0 squid -YC -f /etc/squid/squid.conf
> or other way around ??
> so i can keep the kernel and other program running on first cpu not
> interfere  with squid
> cause wen i run Calamaris Log Analysis on cpl large log it take cpu % very
> hi and it slow delay squid performance until it finish :(
> tks

If you use Linux, I suggest to use numactl, e.g.
    numactl -m 1 -N 1 /full/path/to/squid ...
this makes sure that squid and all children run on CPU cores of node 1 only and use memory from node 1 only


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