[PROXYPER] Linux 304 PP

rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Fri Feb 12 17:16:44 EST 1999


On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Petr Novotny wrote:

> > Here's my take on it:
> > 
> > (+) it's compatible with the other v3xx proxies
> > 
> > (-) it locks it's buffers, which in a crash, they must be unlocked
> > before
> >     the proxy can start again 
> > (-) There is a chance, that in a crash, the buffers will become
> > irrepairable
> >     corrupted
> 
> (-) 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.)

 (-) 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.)

Increase connectperiod.
 
> > Those are the only two things I'm bitter about right now :P
> 
> And those are MY sources of bitterness...
> --
> Petr Novotny, ANTEK CS
> Petr.Novotny at antek.cz
> http://www.antek.cz
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>                                                              [Tom Waits]
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David Taylor
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