[Cialug] HTTP Proxy CPU load

Jonathan A. Kollasch jakllsch at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 10:08:56 CDT 2005

On Tuesday 21 June 2005 12:12 pm, Nathan C. Smith wrote:
> Anybody running squid or another HTTP proxy?  Does the CPU get much load on


> the machine?

no, but there are only like 3-4 client machines 

> what are the specs on the machine and how much memory does it have?

HP Visualize B180L running Gentoo: 180MHz PA7300LC CPU, 1/4GiB RAM, about 40 
MB dedicated to caching a dial-up connection

> I'm looking at my proxy info wishing it had more RAM because the CPU
> doesn't seem very busy at all.  I'm wondering if my results are typical.

likely, I think all a proxy does is search its cache and shove data around, 
not much really

> -Nate
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