[PROXYPER] Linux 304 PP

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Fri Feb 12 10:53:00 EST 1999

On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Petr Novotny wrote:

> (-) In a crash, since the done block are in the memory and not on 
> disk, they're lost. (280 proxy was much better handling that.)
Is this true???? I thought 280 kept ALL blocks in memory (can be a
lot on a big proxy) while making a diskimage of it and that 30x kept
less blocks in memory. Anybody on the coder-side on this?

> (-) When our LAN is not online and proxy wants to fetch/flush, it 
> ignores requests from clients. (Hell, what's the proxy good for 
> then?) I can post here logs and stuff. (It seems that is hangs in 
> gethostbyname() and refuses client connections. My setup is 
> caching-only named; if proxy resloves the name, it asks the local 
> named which in turns tries to fetch the info from the - now 
> disconnected - Inet and times out too late.)
WHY should a proxy want to resolve a name?


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