[svlug] netscape comm. 4.74 not clearing cache
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Wed Aug 23 20:27:01 PDT 2000
On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 06:32:01PM -0700, Jeffrey B. Siegal wrote:
> It is still probably a good idea to let Netscape do some amount of
> memory caching. It is probably faster and more efficient to pull an
> object out of a local (to the application) memory cache than retreive it
> from a local (to the network) Squid. It probably doesn't need to be too
> very large though, and with the squid setup you certainly don't need a
> Netscape disk cache.
Yes. I allow about 3 MB for memory cache, though I can't say there's
any particular rhyme or reason to this value.
Note that memory typically shouldn't be shared between applications,
disk, OTOH, can be.
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