ok, i've just checked mu cache.log and it gives the following messages

2004/01/19 08:04:42| Starting Squid Cache version 2.4.STABLE7 for
i686-pc-linux-gnu...
2004/01/19 08:04:42| Process ID 13246
2004/01/19 08:04:42| With 1024 file descriptors available
2004/01/19 08:04:42| DNS Socket created on FD 4
2004/01/19 08:04:42| Adding nameserver xx.xx.xx.xx from /etc/resolv.conf
2004/01/19 08:04:42| Adding nameserver xx.xx.xxx.xx from /etc/resolv.conf
2004/01/19 08:04:42| helperOpenServers: Starting 5 'squid-auth.pl' processes
2004/01/19 08:04:42| WARNING: Cannot run '/etc/webmin/squid/squid-auth.pl'
process.
2004/01/19 08:07:51| WARNING: Cannot run '/etc/webmin/squid/squid-auth.pl'
process.
2004/01/19 08:11:00| WARNING: Cannot run '/etc/webmin/squid/squid-auth.pl'
process.
2004/01/19 08:14:09| WARNING: Cannot run '/etc/webmin/squid/squid-auth.pl'
process.
2004/01/19 08:17:18| WARNING: Cannot run '/etc/webmin/squid/squid-auth.pl'
process.
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Unlinkd pipe opened on FD 9
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Swap maxSize 102400 KB, estimated 7876 objects
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Target number of buckets: 393
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Using 8192 Store buckets
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Max Mem size: 8192 KB
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Max Swap size: 102400 KB
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Rebuilding storage in /var/spool/squid (CLEAN)
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Using Least Load store dir selection
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Set Current Directory to /var/spool/squid
2004/01/19 08:17:18| Loaded Icons.
2004/01/19 08:20:27| commBind: Cannot bind socket FD 11 to *:3128: (98)
Address already in use
FATAL: Cannot open HTTP Port
Squid Cache (Version 2.4.STABLE7): Terminated abnormally.
CPU Usage: 0.053 seconds = 0.029 user + 0.023 sys

Don't know what it means though!!!!

thanks
nat


----- Original Message -----
From: "Henrik Nordstrom"
To: "novelit"
Cc:
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: [squid-users] SQuid crashes when running iptables


> On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, novelit wrote:
>
> > Iptables is running without any problems because all important ports are
> > open. If ruleset was too strict, it would have never worked in the

first
> > place.
> >
> > However, for i don't know what reason, and squid crashes. Any idea?

>
> have you looked into cache.log as requested?
>
> Regards
> Henrik
>