Proxy server

Skylar Thompson skylar at
Mon Jun 21 18:22:48 UTC 2004

On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 11:17:01AM -0700, Erik Espinoza wrote:
> I've run Squid on a Cyrix 233 MHz CPU w/64 megs of ram. There were
> over 300 clients, each of them much faster than the squid box. As much
> as I hate running on a budget, I can safely say that unless you are on
> anything lower than a Pentium, it should safely handle any traffic you
> throw at it.

Agreed. Squid takes up the RAM that I give it, but not much more; there's
not much swapping going on on this box. At maximum throughput (about
700kB/s), Squid only sucks about 30% of the CPU.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at
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