Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212137
squid does not support >1024 file descriptors
Last modified: 2010-04-08 13:01:08 EDT
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It seems that this was fixed in 3.8. but not in 4.4. Centos have an RPM with the
forward patch available in their centosplus repository. Can't this be fixed in
So this was fixed in RHEL3 (RHBA-2006-0322), and not in 4? What's the holdup?
If you'd like to use this feature, you have to edit /etc/squid/squid.conf (a
max_filedesc directive, it's at end of the file) and set the same value via.
ulimit (#ulimit -n max_filedesc_number). You can check it by "#ulimit -n".
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